Biography

Martha Mitchell has directed over 100 episodes of night time television. She is best known for her work on legal and crime dramas, such as The Mentalist, NCIS, Without A Trace and Law and Order. She has also worked on medical dramas – House, Chicago Hope and Mercy; and a number of family dramas (Joan of Arcadia and Judging Amy, for instance). Her most recent projects include CBS’ Bluebloods, NYC-22 and Unforgettable.

Martha has an outstanding reputation for her ease with actors. She also has unusually keen technical knowledge that covers camera angles, coverage, editing and stunts. She has worked with a vast array of weaponry; and is comfortable with fight and dance choreography as well as with car chases and accidents. Her detailed understanding of those technical aspects of directing, combined with her respect for schedules, makes her popular with crews and production. Although she primarily works in New York and Los Angeles, she has enjoyed working on shows in Salt Lake City and Vancouver.

Martha grew up in New York and Europe. She is a graduate of Barnard College and lives in New York City.

Further Reading

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Filmography

Blue Bloods (2 Episodes)
Charmed
Chicago Hope (4 Episodes)
Close to Home (2 Episodes)
Clubhouse
Courthouse
Eye Candy (2 Episodes)
Fame LA
Family Law
Haunted
House M.D. (2 Episodes)
Ironsides
Jericho (2 Episodes)
Joan of Arcadia (4 Episodes)
Judging Amy (6 Episodes)

Law & Order (16 Episodes)
Law & Order SVU
Leaving LA
Live Shot
Mercy
NCIS (3 Episodes)
New York Undercover (5 Episodes)
Numbers (2 Episodes)
NYC 22 (2 Episodes)
Prey
Promised Land (3 Episodes)
Raising the Bar (2 Episodes)
Spy Game
Strange Luck
Strong Medicine (4 Episodes)

The Education of Max Bickford (2 Episodes)
The Division (6 Episodes)
The Fosters (4 Episodes)
The Guardian
The Mentalist (4 Episodes)
The Practice
The Protector
The Wright Verdicts (2 Episodes)
Timecop
Touched by an Angel (3 Episodes)
Unforgettable
Veronica Mars
White Collar
Without a Trace (10 Episodes)