Writer // Director // Producer: Lauren Skillen |Producer: Susan O'Brien Cinematographer: Tate E. M. McCurdy |Starring: Kaitlyn Ortega, Michael Kochanik
Run Time: 7:04
Struggling to find her place, a young college grad receives unprecedented encouragement from a stranger she meets on a bus.
To Mike is my directorial debut. In order to enhance the naturalism of the story, all of the dialogue is 100% improvised. My actors and I worked together over a span of two months to develop the character's backstories and to rehearse.
Not Even For You (2015)
Song by: Golden Hour
Director: Tara O'Sullivan | Producer: Lauren Skillen | Cinematographer: Tate E. M. McCurdy | Performer: Isabella Dobbins
Run Time: 4:06
A 2015 music video for Golden Hour's song, "Not Even For You". Golden Hour is a Savannah-based music group by Chloe Kay and Tori Kurtz
Not Even For You
The full Golden Hour music video.
Writers // Directors: Chris Salvador & Daniel Urbine | Producer: Lauren Skillen
Cinematographer: Tate E.M. McCurdy
Run Time: 1:55
Interlude is a short visual narration of the concept of time and how it fits in to human perception.
The full film.
Writer // Director: Adam Nelson | Producers: Timothy Cella, Luke Culleny, Benjamin Klecan, Lauren Skillen | Cinematographer: Tate E. M. McCurdy | Starring: Matthew Zuk, Jan Harrelson, Adam Drescher
Run Time: 14:38
Based on the true story of Adrian Schoolcraft, a young NYPD beat cop secretly records audio files that expose a culture of corruption within his precinct.
Schoolcraft - "Karma"
A few scenes from Schoolcraft.
These Words Illuminated (2014)
Writer // Director: Susan O'Brien | Producers: Alex Moscaritolo, Lauren Skillen Cinematographer: Erin Mainwaring | Starring: Natalia Denny
Run Time: 5:17
A former best-selling author rediscovers herself through the words of her electrician’s poetry.
Sea Odyssey (2014)
Writer // Director: Adam Nelson | Producers: Lauren Skillen, Timothy Cella, Henry Drayton, Carolyn Shannon-McLean | Cinematographer: Tate E. M. McCurdy | Starring: Jan Harrelson, Matt Rossitch, Ashlee Heath
Run Time: 14:39
In the early 1960's, as America ushers in a new era of exploration and adventure, a father embarks on an ambitious deep-sea expedition to find solace in the shadow of his son's looming death.