Skye Fitzgerald, DIRECTOR/DP
Skye Fitzgerald has lensed projects focused on human rights and social justice issues since 1998. He was recently inducted as an honorary member into SAMS (Syrian American Medical Society) for his work with Syrian refugees and named a Distinguished Alumnus at his alma mater, Eastern Oregon University, for his documentary work.
Since being designated a Fulbright Research Scholar to shoot and produce the film Bombhunters Fitzgerald has collaborated or received support from the Sundance Institute, the U.S. Institute of Peace, the State Department and the Paul Robeson Fund. As a Director of Photography working throughout the world*, Fitzgerald has worked as DP and Operator for Dateline NBC, VICE News, Mercy Corps, CNN, the Discovery, Travel and History Channels, Animal Planet, HGTV, ABC, CNBC, NHK, Kaiser Permanente, Providence and the Portland Trailblazers.
Fitzgerald irecently completed 101 Seconds, a film about the American gun debate and LIFEBOAT, a film documenting maritime operations off the coast of Libya. His last film, 50 Feet from Syria, focused on doctors working on the Syrian border. The film was voted onto the shortlist for an Oscar. More info at: www.SpinFilm.org.