Skye Borgman



Skye Borgman is an award winning cinematographer who shoots narrative, documentary, corporate and commercial films all over the world.   She received a BFA in Theater from Cornish College of the Arts and an MFA from USC's Film Production program, and has been working as a cinematographer for over 10 years.

To this day, Skye has shot over 50 films and documentaries, traveled to over 60 countries and lived on three continents.  Skye’s global experiences guide her vision, thought and approach to cinematography.  She moved to Los Angeles in 2000 with the intention of fusing photography, travel, and momentum.  Skye’s varied experiences  give her the unique ability to connect with all types of personalities.  She has filmed rock-stars, prime ministers, drug addicts, Academy award winners and anarchist chocolate makers.  Skye’s love of adventure, respect for humanity and great passion for story telling makes her an indispensable creative partner in the making of any film.

Skye received the “Accolade Award of Excellence” and “Best Documentary Feature” for Junk Dreams, a film that she shot and directed which has world wide distribution and is available at  Skye also won a Best Cinematography award for her work on China Lake.  Films that she has shot have been accepted at such notable film festivals as Sundance,  AFI, Shriekfest, and many others.   Skye has worked with prestigious clients such as: Princess Cruise Lines, National Geographic, Guess, USC, Kaseya, Solid State Logic and The Tellurian Foundation.

With a keen sense of adventure, Skye brings excitement, tenderness and emotion to everything that she shoots.  Her fusion of theater training, love of the outdoors, manipulation of light and absolute fearlessness gives her cinematography an evocative, honest and approachable style.