About Us

Founded originally in 1981 by Mike Colella, Colella Photography specialized in advertising, corporate and wedding photography for the greater Washington metro area for over 30 years. Then in 2012, joined by his son Shane, who had over 15 years of agency experience with digital marketing, rich media development and filmmaking, they decided to form ColellaDigital to provide a boutique full-service digital media package to their clients. With over 45 years of combined media production experience located just outside of Washington, D.C., our specialized team of professionals delivers agency level work, at a fraction of their cost. An honest family business that ensures quality, commitment and beautiful results.


Video and Films

Scripts realized. From quick interviews for social media to feature films, documentaries, commercials, corporate, music videos and production of original content. Let us tell your story.


People, places and things around the world, from young to old, presidents to paupers and even saints, we have 40 years of seasoned experience to capture what you need, when you need it, with style and creativity at an affordable rate.

Media Consultants

Got an event coming up? Need a thought leader to explain content marketing and the future of video in the social realms and beyond? Let us explain (or perform) a content audit to hone your current message and determine the most efficient and affordable solutions for your company's next investment in content creation.


Our Reel


Please feel free to reach out to us for a quote regarding our services, setup a time to meet in person or if you have any additional questions we would be happy to talk. 

New Business Inquiries : sales@colelladigital.com

All Other Inquiries : contact@colelladigital.com

Phone : 301.832.eight991

We have two studios located in the greater Washington D.C. area.  

Motion Pictures

Colella Digital's film and video arm is led by Shane Michael Colella. He has been working in the field as a cinematographer, director, editor, motion graphics designer and rich media developer for well over 15 years. Shane has worked on several nationally syndicated commercials, in 2011 for AAMCO's "We Hear You Campaign" and several Virginia Lottery campaigns and as the Development Lead for a prominent P.R. firm located in Dupont Circle, Washington D.C. Shane formed Colella Digital with his father and a team of production assistants in 2012. Before spending 4 years in the D.C. agency realm, Shane was the Director of Internet Marketing for A.V.Imports, an international wine and spirits import company. For several years with A.V. Shane led a host of marketing campaigns for several wine brands, most notably, Luna di Luna. Prior to the position at A.V. Imports, Shane worked for years as a freelance graphics designer and rich media developer while working part-time as a photographer with Colella Photography. At Colella Digital, we are capable of handling all sized media productions from quick turn-around, one person, on-site interviews to full-blown concepts, casting, shooting and editing film productions. We have extensive experience with motion graphics (2D and 3D) animations as well as custom sound production and scoring. Let us make your message into a beautiful story...with the cinematic feel you want. Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to set up an in-person meeting to see our complete portfolio of work.