Nate Skeen is a multi-faceted Director of Photography and visual effects artist currently living in the Los Angeles area. His experiences, as strong as they are diverse, are rooted in creative, intellectual, and emotional artistry.


9/14 – 9/14

Visual Effects Artist Control

Music Video — Coyote Post Details
9/14 – 9/14

Assisted in look development and completion of VFX shots mostly consisting of composited space nebulas and stars into performances.

11/13 – 1/14

Director of Photography (Sony F5) Sharp Left Turn Pilot

Scripted (TV) — Chapman University Film Production Details
11/13 – 1/14

Created and executed overall visual design of 22 minute comedy pilot with assistance from full crews of camera, electrical, and grip departments.

10/13 – 11/13

Director of Photography (Panavision Gold II) Quotidian

Film (Short) Details
10/13 – 11/13

Created and executed overall visual design of short neo-western film with assistance from full crews of camera, electrical, and grip departments.

1/13 – 11/13

Director of Photography (Canon 5D Mk III) City of the Damned

Internet — Reality/Doc (TV) Details
1/13 – 11/13

Worked with small team of 5 to create a short documentary on the political climate of LGBT community in Kampala, Uganda. Planned and prepared over 4 months for a week and a half of shooting in the field, then another 4 months of consulting on the editing process.

4/11 – 8/11

Gaffer Joshua Tree

Film (Theatrical) Details
4/11 – 8/11

Designed and executed on set lighting with DP in a variety of interior and exterior locations. Managed equipment inventory and maintenance while supervising crew of electrics and G/E swings.



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Class of '14

Chapman University

Bachelor's Degree/Cinematography and Visual Effects

My Gear

  • Custom built VFX/Coloring PC.


  • Coyote Post
  • Dirty Robber
  • Flawless FX


  • 3D
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • After Effects
  • Compositing
  • Computer Animation
  • Editing
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Microsoft Office
  • Photography
  • Photoshop
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • Visual Effects