Mark Colety

Biographical

Mark Colety is an American singer-songwriter and author.  Born and raised in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, he began studying music when he was only 6, taught himself guitar at age 13, and has been writing and performing his own music ever since.

He has worked with Jeff Fielder (Mark Lanegan), Ty Bailie (Katy Perry), Andy Stoller (Heart), soundtrack composer Jason Staczek (My Winnepeg), Mike Stone (Stone Gossard) and Brad Zeffren (Star Anna).

Colety’s single ‘Next-Ex’ (Sport) aired on Seattle’s KZOK Rock 102.5 FM station and was featured on Bob Rivers’ sold-out ‘Write a Bleeping Song Contest’ CD.

After living in Seattle for 15 years, he now lives and works in Los Angeles.

Mark Colety began writing at an early age, and studied under renowned poet Edward Kleinschmidt Mayes at Santa Clara University for three years. He worked as a freelance journalist in Seattle, while writing his controversial novel, The Prodigal Ones.

He has studied screenwriting with international guru Robert McKee, legendary Hollywood script doctor John Truby, and completed the screenwriting series at Seattle Film Institute.

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Emerald City Women Video

Check out our latest lyric video. Another cut from Colety’s first record, Gram of Love LP. “Emerald City Women #12 & 35”. Video Produced by Writer/Director Kyle Vorbach. Music Produced by Seattle Guitar Legend Jeff Fielder. Recorded in Seattle at …
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Session Wrapped

New EP officially in post-production. Thanks to all our talented musicians: Eric Kertes (Shakira) bass, Kyle Crane (Neko Case, Whiplash – soundtrack) drums Devon Jane (Katy Perry, Honey County) guitar, Ty Baile (Katy Perry) keys & Sara Mann (Willie Nelson)

Official Music Video

Check out our new video “Isosceles” on YouTube! Produced by Writer/Director Kyle Vorbach and featuring music produced by Seattle Guitar Legend Jeff Fielder. Like our vid & be sure to subscribe. Also features footage from sold-out Gram of Love CD …
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First LA Session Booked

A new record is in the works! Thrilled to be working with LA record producer Ty Bailie. The demos are finished, the studio is booked, the session is scheduled for late October. Stay tuned for more news!

Coveted Academy Awards Fellowship

Mark Colety’s outrageous new comedy “Not my Tot” got it’s first nod of the year, and it was a big one. Chosen from 7,442 scripts, he advances to the next round of the 2015 Nicholl Fellowship run by the Academy Awards (oscars.org/nicholl).

A New Comedy for 2015

After two plus years of work, Colety’s latest script ‘Not my Tot’ is finally complete!  The copyright has been filed, the WGA registration is in, and the submissions have begun.  Happy 2015 to all!

2014 BlueCat Semifinalist

We are thrilled to announce that Gordy Hoffman’s BlueCat has advanced Annabel Lee to this year’s Semifinals (Top Ten Percent). Inspired by Edgar Allen Poe’s macabre poem, Mark Colety’s sophomore script continues to garner attention.

All you need is ‘Love . . . ‘

Mark’s records “Gram of Love” and  “Love the Hard Way” are now available at Spotify, Rhapsody, and Google Play as well as iTunes and Amazon.  Check it out, crank it up, and share with your friends!

‘Annabel Lee’ places in 2013 Austin Film Festival

Recognized for the second consecutive year, Colety’s screenplays made the grade at the Austin Film Festival.  His latest script “Annabel Lee” stood out from over 8,600 entries progressing to Round 2 Selection in the 2013 competition.

BlueCat Puuurrs!

BlueCat weighs in on Mark’s new script Annabel Lee: “This is a smart, taut, mind-bending psychological and supernatural thriller that hooked me from the beginning and kept me until the end.”  BlueCat is widely considered one of the best screenplay competitions …
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