Skinner is an award-winning filmmaker who currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Skinner s made his feature film debut as the writer and director of the documentary, Drinking From The Well, which screened in film festivals domestically and internationally. Skinner wrote and directed four short films: Chimera, The Last Supper,Obscured, and Nigger, while studying film at USC School of Cinematic Arts. His sixth film, La Tierra Del Exodo, played in over 90 festivals worldwide and garnered a ton of awards and countless nominations including Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Short Film. His most recent film, Frank Embree, took home the Grand Jury Award at Hollyshorts Film Festival and is now in the Oscar competition for Best Short Live Action. He is currently in post production on his 8th film, Nightmares by the Sea.