YDA JURY 2020: Rebecca Skinner
Los Angeles, USA
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.