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. Located in the greater metropolitan area of Washington, D.C.    |   301.832.8991


Video and Films

From quick interviews and motion graphics for social content to feature-length productions. We can create and capture a variety of motion pictures for any and all of your visual needs. From human resource videos to animated infographics all the way to broadcast advertising spots. We can work with any size budget.


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, creatively and most efficiently.

Public Speaking

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.


Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or for a quote regarding our services.

Motion Pictures

Colella Digital's film and video arm is led by Shane Michael Colella. He has been working in this field as an editor, motion graphics designer, creative director and shooter 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 ColellaDigital 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 ColellaDigital, 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... 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.