Pamela Yates

Senior Creative Director
Skylight
Participates in 22 items

Pamela Yates  is the Co-founder and Creative Director of Skylight, a non-profit human rights media organization based in Brooklyn, NY.  Skylight combines the cinematic arts with the quest for justice to inspire the defense of democracy. . 

Pamela is the Director of the Sundance Special Jury award winning When the Mountains Tremble; the Executive Producer of the Academy Award winning Witness to War; and the Director of State of Fear: The Truth About Terrorism, which has been translated into 47 languages and broadcast in 154 countries as well as winning the Overseas Press Club Award for “Best Reporting in any Medium about Latin America”.   Her film Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, for which she awarded a Guggenheim fellowship, was used as key forensic evidence in the genocide trial against Efraín Ríos Montt in Guatemala. Her third film in the Guatemalan trilogy, 500 YEARS had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, was released theatrically and was broadcast on PBS’ POV series. 

Pamela is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Writers Guild of America, and the International Documentary Association. She has designed and currently leads the Hedgebrook Women’s Documentary Film Lab and Retreat

Sessions in which Pamela Yates participates

Tuesday 25 September, 2018

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8:00 AM
8:00 AM
Registration 9 hours 8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM  |  Cinerama Dome , Lobby
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
Pulling Back the Curtain 1 hour 30 minutes 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Linwood Dunn Theater
 |  Signup required
Interactive Workshop
SustainabilityTransparencyFilmmaker OnlyEmerging
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
Making a New Reality with Kamal Sinclair 1 hour 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM  |  Film L.A. , Meeting Room
 |  Signup required
Presentation
CreativitySustainabilityTransparencyTechnologyEmerging
1:30 PM
1:30 PM
Documenting the Present, Preserving the Future 1 hour 30 minutes 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Linwood Dunn Theater
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Panel
Sustainability
4:00 PM
4:00 PM
Conversation
CreativitySustainabilityEmerging

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

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9:00 AM
9:00 AM
Keynote: Michèle Stephenson 30 minutes 9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM  |  Cinerama Dome , Theater
Keynote
CreativitySustainabilityNew MediaTransparencyTechnologyASL AvailableClosed CaptionedEmerging
9:30 AM
9:30 AM
Localizing Your Content for Any Market 1 hour 30 minutes 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM  |  ArcLight Hollywood , Theater 8
Panel
CreativityTransparency
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
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Performance
CreativityNew MediaTechnology
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
Journalists Under Threat 1 hour 30 minutes 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM  |  ArcLight Hollywood , Theater 8
Panel
TransparencyJournalism
1:45 PM
1:45 PM
Not Your Grandmother's Historical Doc 1 hour 30 minutes 1:45 PM  -  3:15 PM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Linwood Dunn Theater
 |  Signup required
Panel
CreativityTransparencyHistorical
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
Keynote: Chi-hui Yang 30 minutes 5:00 PM  -  5:30 PM  |  Cinerama Dome , Theater
Keynote
ASL AvailableClosed CaptionedEmerging
6:30 PM
6:30 PM
Gimme Truth! 1 hour 30 minutes 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM  |  The Montalbán , Theatre
 |  Signup required
Game Show
CreativityTransparencyEmerging

Thursday 27 September, 2018

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9:00 AM
9:00 AM
Keynote: Orwa Nyrabia 30 minutes 9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Linwood Dunn Theater
 |  Signup required
Keynote
CreativitySustainabilityTransparencyInternationalASL AvailableClosed CaptionedEmerging
9:45 AM
9:45 AM
Mock Deposition: The case of IDA vs. Marco Williams 1 hour 30 minutes 9:45 AM  -  11:15 AM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Linwood Dunn Theater
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Performance
TransparencyJournalism
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
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Convening
CreativitySustainabilityTransparency
1:00 PM
1:00 PM
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Convening
SustainabilityInternational
1:45 PM
1:45 PM
Making the Most of Mentorship 1 hour 30 minutes 1:45 PM  -  3:15 PM  |  ArcLight Hollywood , Theater 8
Panel
SustainabilityTransparencyEmerging
4:00 PM
4:00 PM
Role of Documentary in the Public Sphere 1 hour 30 minutes 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Linwood Dunn Theater
 |  Signup required
Panel
SustainabilityTransparencyASL AvailableClosed Captioned