Colin West is an award-winning director, producer, and screenwriter based in Los Angeles. He’s produced numerous short films, animations, and music videos, and has a slate of feature films in development. Upon graduating from Ohio State University with a Bachelor in Fine Arts, he worked for MacArthur-winning visual artist Ann Hamilton, and then as a Producer for CBS Interactive. He’s since been a freelancer in production for commercial and television shows across Los Angeles and worked in Film & TV Development for Matt Reeve’s (Dir. Cloverfield, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) company, 6th & Idaho, in association with 20th Century Fox. His 2014 short film We Were Not Made For This World, adapted from Eisner Award-winning cartoonist Paul Hornschemeier's comic of the same name, was shown internationally in the festival circuit and was awarded a Vimeo Staff Pick. His short film The Long Slow Flight of the Ashbot, a science fiction short adapted from Ignatz Award-winning cartoonist Joel Priddy, won the best science fiction short at the Berlin Short Film Festival. His films have been featured on io9.com, GeekTyrant.com, LaughingSquid.com, FilmShortage.com, and CNET.com. Colin is a current MFA candidate at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts.