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Hey, I'm Skinner!

Los Angeles, California

Skinner is an award winning filmmaker who currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Skinner's made his feature film debut as the writer and director of the documentary, Drinking From The Well, which screened in film festivals domestically and internationally. Skinner wrote and directed four short films: Chimera, The Last Supper, Obscured, and Nigger, while studying film at USC School of Cinematic Arts. His sixth film, La Tierra Del Exodo, played in over 90 festivals worldwide and garnered a ton of awards and countless nominations including Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Short Film. His film, Frank Embree, took home the Grand Jury Award at Hollyshorts Film Festival and was in the Oscar competition for Best Short Live Action. His most recent production, Nightmares by the Sea, premiered at the Cannes Art Film Festival.

My Projects

My Films

A harrowing, artistic depiction of a true story of a falsely accused black man in 1899 Missouri.

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Frank Embree

2017

 • Short

by Skinner Myers

A Mexican street kid confronts the harsh realities of the US/Mexico border.

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La Tierra Del Exodo

2016

 • Short

by Skinner Myers

Projects I'm Supporting

Kill For Coco

Los Angeles Short
Crime, Film-Noir

A hitman decides to redeem his morality after an encounter with his next target: a pregnant woman.

37%

19 days left

37 followers

I am Evelyn Rose

Los Angeles Short
Comedy

I Am Evelyn Rose is a coming of age comedy featuring a heart-broken teen and her grandma who has a kick-butt walking group.

103%

This project got the green light!

Suicide Date - A Comedy

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

In the middle of a great first date with Andrea, Mark has to leave to help out a friend. Not wanting to go, he makes an unexpected offer.

87%

This project got the green light!

Born Still

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Western

For the women of the Civil War, the battle to maintain a home can be just as bloody, and even life-threatening.

76%

9 days left

305 followers

Adulting Web Series

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

Adulting is a comedic web series about an unlikely duo, Katie and Charlie, who take their first stab at the real world together and attempt

102%

This project got the green light!

lingering

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Family

After an injury destroys her career, a struggling young woman realizes her perfect sister and strong mother are just as lost as she is.

80%

This project got the green light!

MOONDUST

Los Angeles Short
LGBTQ, Teen

Two queer teens own their identities when a magical connection sparks between them at an audition.

133%

This project got the green light!

Acts of Contrition

Hamden Short
Drama, Thriller

A faith-addled priest of a dwindling Catholic church uses his ride-sharing night job as a portal into a world he has been closed off from.

129%

This project got the green light!

Torch

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Other

Set in the not-too-distant dystopian future, a divided father must choose between performing his government duty or saving his own family.

91%

This project got the green light!

Paris is in Harlem

New York Feature
Drama, Musical

A multi-character mosaic set in 2017, on the day the infamous Cabaret or No Dancing Law was repealed in NYC.

111%

This project got the green light!

Juvenile

Memphis Feature
Documentary

JUVENILE explores how brain science, constitutional rights, and "smart on crime” economics are being used to disrupt the cradle to prison pi

100%

This project got the green light!

Old Flames

Dallas Short
LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

Confronted with the decision to reconnect with a lost love, Damian must decide if he can make his fantastical daydreams a thing of the real

100%

This project got the green light!

Moving Out

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A family drama about the complexities of faith, community and parent child/relationships.

104%

This project got the green light!

Such is Life

Florham Park Series
Drama, Family

Three adopted, multicultural siblings each receive a folder of information that sends them on a journey of rediscovery.

106%

This project got the green light!

Blossom

Hamden Short
Horror, Mystery

A hopeful father struggles to connect with his daughter until they discover a mutual obsession with their mysterious next door neighbor.

101%

This project got the green light!

Connections

Los Angeles Short
Romantic Comedy, LGBTQ

Liza and Tanya learn more about each other the morning after they hook up, but sometimes relationships aren't always what they seem.

100%

This project got the green light!

Hysterical Women

New York Series
Comedy

What do you do when your friend (and boss) is accused of sexual assault? Alexa realizes the answer is never black and white.

144%

This project got the green light!

Take Two

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Romance

Two unnamed performers explore the beautiful, dangerous and unrelenting power of performance--both on stage and in everyday life.

113%

This project got the green light!

Boomers (Season 2)

Santa Clarita Series
Comedy, Family

A comic look at baby boomers growing old - sometimes gracefully, sometimes not so much.

100%

This project got the green light!

КРАСОТА ГОРИТ (Things of Beauty Burn)

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Teen

A Black Russian teenager must make a life or death decision after having his first sexual encounter with a white Russian pastor’s daughter.

109%

This project got the green light!

Outside the Angel City

Los Angeles Short
Drama

An ambitious young man receives a troubling letter, and drives to the desert to confront his estranged younger sister.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Patients

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Family

How do you explain #MeToo to your immigrant parents? The Patients tells the story of a loving, yet lukewarm family learning to heal together

124%

This project got the green light!

Castles in the Air

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

A genuine, but unfiltered and unstable, creative genius goes on a quest for real friendship with the help of his imaginary therapist

105%

This project got the green light!

Now You See Us

New York Short
Comedy

A whimsical tale about two women of a "certain age" waiting to audition for a one line commercial.

84%

This project got the green light!

A Friend

Middletown Short
Drama

A lost and troubled young girl confronts the realities of her depression as she recounts her day to a friend.

96%

This project got the green light!

Ian's Realm Saga

Port Orchard Short
Adventure, Fantasy

An adventure fantasy following an unsuspecting teen as he enters a portal to another world & is thrust into conflict with dragon worshipers.

87%

This project got the green light!

All of This!!!

Oakland Short
Drama, Experimental

A group of artists face rejection and failure in the moments before a natural disaster in Oakland, CA.

102%

This project got the green light!

Los Angeless

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Drama

Los Angeless is an anthology series made up of 9 short films by 15 female filmmakers, set in an authentic, unromanticized version of L.A.

103%

This project got the green light!

The Great Divide

Denver Feature
Thriller, Western

In 1879 on the Colorado frontier, a destitute woman seeks the money she's owed by joining forces with the outlaws who murdered her father.

91%

This project got the green light!

Winning

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy

Four people and a talking cat think they’re the lone survivors of a nuclear apocalypse, until Ivanka Pump shows up...

80%

This project got the green light!

GOALS N' SHIT

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Drama

GNS is a comedy centered around a newly unemployed businesswoman forced to rebuild her life based on process instead of perceived "success."

100%

This project got the green light!

Greenwood Avenue: A Virtual Reality Experience

Los Angeles Series
Drama, History

Greenwood Avenue is a groundbreaking, emotional exploration into the lives of the African-Americans living in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1921,during

116%

This project got the green light!

Cherry Picking

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

A bride questions if waiting until marriage to have sex was the right choice, voicing concern to her very sexually active female cousins.

107%

This project got the green light!

Messy The Web Series

New York Series
Comedy, Romance

A web series about love, marriage, separation, kids, and dating all under one happy roof! I swear this will not make you cry!

100%

This project got the green light!

The NEW FREEDOM

Denver Feature
Horror, Thriller

It's not just about survival. It's about a community.

124%

This project got the green light!

2 WEEKS

New York Short
Drama, Horror

2 WEEKS accompanies Tanya as she explores what it means to be asexual in a committed relationship and an actor in a “sex sells” world.

101%

This project got the green light!

Nanay Ko 2

Silver Spring Feature
Comedy, Musical

An Asian-American Musical. After her father's sudden passing, Christine must save her parents' restaurant from eviction.

101%

This project got the green light!

AUGGIE

Fairfield Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

Forced into early retirement, a man falls in love with his new augmented reality companion, driving away his wife and daughter.

103%

This project got the green light!

The Atavist

Pittsfield Feature
Adventure, Sci-Fi

A young woman travels to the past, but when the things she leaves alter history, she must get them back to save the future.

292%

This project got the green light!

Nanay Ko

Los Angeles Feature
Musical, Comedy

A Filipino-American Musical. After her father's passing, Christine must save the family restaurant from failing, putting her dreams on hold.

130%

This project got the green light!

Quality Problems

Burbank Feature
Comedy

Poster Family To-Do-list: Throw perfect eight-year-old's birthday party, find wandering Grandpa and deal with cancer in the left boob.

102%

This project got the green light!

M. Virgin

Brooklyn Short
Comedy

During a date in which she hopes to lose her virginity, Muchun Zhang learns that her white partner is an Asian fetishist.

101%

This project got the green light!

That's Not Us

New York Feature
LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

An intimate portrait of 3 couples on a beach weekend that tests the strength of their relationships

105%

This project got the green light!

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