Talent Name
Adrienne Mitchell



Executive Producer of “Coroner”



Adrienne Mitchell is an executive producer of The CW’s new drama “Coroner.”


Mitchell is a principal owner and executive producer at Back Alley Film Productions Ltd., and an award-winning film and television director and showrunner. She received the 2017 Nell Shipman Award for her efforts in advancing gender equity in the entertainment industry.


In her more than 25-year career, Mitchell’s highlights include the documentary features “Talk 16” and “Talk 19”; television dramas “Straight Up,” “Drop the Beat,” “Bliss,” “Played,” and the critically acclaimed “Durham County,” which she co-created, served as co-showrunner, directed numerous episodes of the series and received the 2010 DGC Craft Award for her work. Additionally, Mitchell co-created, executive produced, and was lead director of the mystery-thriller series “Bellevue” starring Oscar-winning actress Anna Paquin.


She was the co-creator, co-showrunner, and director of the WWII series “Bomb Girls” starring Meg Tilly. For this work, Mitchell earned a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Direction in a Dramatic Series, and Best Direction award at the International TV Festival Bar Montenegro. Mitchell later executive produced the movie of the week, “Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy,” which won the 2015 Canadian Screen Award for Best Dramatic Mini-Series or TV Movie.


Mitchell continues to develop dramatic series with Back Alley and individually. She recently optioned Helen Humphreys’ novel “The Evening Chorus” for her feature film directorial debut.

May 2020