ANNOUNCING director/cinematographer Skye Borgman has joined Northern FanCon 2019!
ONE FOR THE FILMMAKERS! ANNOUNCING director/cinematographer Skye Borgman has joined the guest list for Northern FanCon 2019!Best know for the blockbuster documentary hit Abducted in Plain Sight, Skye Borgman is an award-winning director and cinematographer who films narrative and documentary features all over the world. She has worked as a professional cinematographer for 20 years on 50 films, traveled to over 60 countries and lived on three continents. Her global experiences guide her vision, thought and approach to filmmaking. This gives her the unique ability to connect with all types of personalities. She has filmed rock-stars, prime ministers, drug addicts, environmentalists, Academy award winners, Buddhist nuns and anarchist chocolate makers.
Skye’s latest documentary, Abducted in Plain Sight has received international acclaim and numerous awards. Since it’s debut on Netflix, the film has seen coverage from VICE, Cosmopolitan, Vulture, Vanity Fair, E! Online and Dr. Phil to name only a few.
Skye’s other awards include the Accolade Award of Excellence and Best Documentary Feature awards for Junk Dreams (Director/Cinematographer/Producer) and Best Cinematography awards for her work on China Lake, Axe To Grind, Schooled and The Cellar Door. Notable documentaries that Skye has filmed include: Quite Riot: Well Now You’re Here, There is No Way Back, Nothing Like Chocolate a poetic film about ethically produced chocolate, Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary which chronicles the life of the former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal, We Are Galapagos – an intimate portrait of the people of the Galapagos, and Science For Monks – a story about Monks learning Science.
With a keen sense of adventure, Skye brings excitement to everything that she films. Her fusion of lighting, movement, collaboration, and absolute fearlessness gives her filmmaking an evocative, honest and approachable style. Stay tuned for details on Skye’s filmmaking workshop!