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The Dynamic Duo
This crazy focused, Brasilian beauty got her start in film only after discovering that the years spent behind a computer administering music catalogs, paralleled nicely with day to day production office duties – designing call sheets, filing permits, issuing certificates of insurance, rolling calls and even casting 100’s of extras!
Before Lucy moved to her current home in Woodland Hills, CA she lived and worked in Tokyo, Japan for ten years and learned Japanese so fluently that her eyes began to change! Seriously . . . English is her third and film is her fourth language. (Although she won’t admit it, Lucy knows all the best dirty words in all languages and will Karaoke your ass off if you’re buying the sake)!
Lucy’s producing debut was Head Over Heels. Lucy explains, “I really had no idea how I was going to pull it off at first. Sky and I decided that we were going to make a film and I just dove right in”! Lucy accomplished all the production duties. After this first film she found her true passion in producing and coordinating film.
Lucy’s first feature was Disconnected directed by Carl Colpaert and Ana Davis, starring C. Thomas Howell and Olivia D’abo. She coordinated 100’s of extras on Crave: The Fast Life directed by Joaquin Palma. Her latest work was a multicam TV Sitcom pilot Ward Of The State, starring Janet Hubert.
Lucy is currently producing her first theatrical feature that is in the early stages of development and promoting her latest award-winning short Candy & Ronnie.
Many directors begin their careers by making their own films. Sky on the other hand, reverse engineered his by becoming involved in many other aspects of filmmaking first.
After moving to LA from Pennsylvania he soon earned his membership card in the Screen Actors Guild. By studying the finer points of film acting at the Charles Conrad Studio, Skyko was able to get a real sense of when something real was happening between actors – developing his directorial eye.
The very minute that digital audio revolutionized the world (in 1992), he was the first on the block to sell his car and max out his credit cards for a 24 track recording studio. He composed scores, sound design, ADR and edited dialogue for anyone who had a film and would spring for pizza and beer.
While acting on a low budget feature, he made friends with the crew and joined the camera department as the second AC on their next two projects. In 1996 Sky completed all advanced courses for the Avid Media Composer at Montana Edit in Santa Monica, California.
His first “Featurette” film – Head Over Heels (a 38 minute narrative) was written, edited, sound designed, scored and color corrected at his studio, Skylab Sound in Woodland Hills, California.