YDA JURY 2020: Rebecca Skinner

Rebecca Skinner
Founder/Managing Director
Superprime Films
Los Angeles, USA

Rebecca Skinner is a Founder and Managing Director of Superprime Films. Skinner began her career in production working for RSA Films, before joining HSI Productions. There, she launched HSI’s music video division, Mars Media, and played an essential role in transforming the company into a world-renowned producer of music videos.

She has worked with numerous award-winning directors and recording artists including Beyoncé, David Bowie, Michael Jackson, Jay-Z, Madonna, Taylor Swift and Pharrell Williams. She played an integral part in David LaChapelle’s transition from photographer to moving image director and was an Executive Producer on his long-form documentary RIZE. Now partnered with Michelle Ross at Superprime, Skinner leads this new venture at the forefront of an ever-changing industry, working with acclaimed directors including Damien Chazelle, Yorgos Lanthimos and Terrence Malick.

Having most recently worked with Chazelle on a short film, which will be released later this year. Her long list of clients includes brands such as Adidas, Apple, Google, Louis Vuitton, Nike and Under Armour. Skinner executive produced a VR project directed by Terrence Malick, which debuted at SXSW & Tribeca Film Festival in 2018. She was the Film Craft Jury President at Cannes Lions 2019. Skinner is currently developing a feature film starring movement artists Jon Boogz & Lil Buck.