Carl Colby

Biography

Carl Colby

Carl Colby is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and President of Carl Colby Films, LLC. His production credits include films about Franz Kline, Willem De Kooning, Bob Marley, Frank Gehry, George Hurrell and Franco Zeffirelli, (an Emmy Award winner), among many other productions.

He produced a series of HDTV films for Sony to introduce all-digital HD video to audiences wordwide. The Astronomer’s Dream, Venus Unveiled, Jupiter the Giant and Destination Mars were produced in collaboration with JPL/NASA/Caltech.

He recently produced and directed THE MAN NOBODY KNEW: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby, a feature-length documentary film on his late father, William E. Colby, former Director of the CIA, and the evolution of the CIA from OSS in WWII to today.

Carl was born in Washington, DC, graduated from Georgetown University and lived in New York and Los Angeles before returning to Washington in 2003 to make THE MAN NOBODY KNEW. He is a member of the Board of Directors of The OSS Society.