Welcome to the inaugural issue of our new profile series, POV
, where we dive into the rich worlds filmmakers create through their stories and unique perspectives. Our first guest is spirited filmmaker, Skinner Myers
, whose film, "Things Of Beauty Burn" screened at our WMMINTL Film Festival
last September, and whose latest film, "The Sleeping Negro
," premieres at Slamdance in less than two weeks.
is an award-winning filmmaker, actor, photographer, and Loyola Marymount University film professor. His body of film work includes writing and directed four short films ("Chimera," "The Last Supper," "Obscured," and "Nigger") while studying film at USC School of Cinematic Arts. His film, "La Tierra Del Exodo
," screened in over 90 festivals worldwide and collected many awards, including Best Screenplay and Best Short Film. His next film, "Frank Embree
," took home the Grand Jury Award at the 2018 Hollyshorts Film Festival, and his...