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Skylar Economy

Skylar recently received her B.A. in Film and Media Studies at UC Berkeley in May of 2016. As a student at UC Berkeley, she served as Co-Executive Director of CalTV, Cal’s premiere student-run TV channel; and as a founder and leader of several film and media organizations at UC Berkeley. As an intern at CNN for the two summers during undergrad, Skylar worked on over 20 documentaries that have aired. She also served as a film program coordinator and mentor to high school students in Bosnia for the Mediterranean Film Festival, and taught photography to young women in Syrian refugee camps in Jordan. Skylar started working with formerly incarcerated students in April 2015, and produced and directed a short documentary titled Free Scholars in June 2015 that is being shown in youth detention centers and organizations across the country to encourage incarcerated individuals to consider enrolling in college.

Contact: skylar@photogeniefilms.com | skylareconomy.com

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Christian LEe Collins

Christian Collins - Christian Collins graduated with a degree in Film and Media Studies and Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley in Fall 2015. During his time at Cal, he served as the Director of Cinematography for CalTV, and as a videographer for the campus publication The Daily Cal. He previously worked for UC Berkeley’s Media Relations department in which he helped produce short videos and assisted with the logistics of shoots for outside media publications. After graduation, Christian was a freelance videographer and camera operator for a documentary filmmaker, Ondi Timoner at Interloper Films. He recently spent the Fall of 2016 as a Camera Technician, Media Manager, and Camera Operator on Ondi Timoner’s Viceland docu-series "JungleTown" in the Panamanian jungle

Contact: christian@photogeniefilms.com | christianleecollins.com