LUMIX names three Hollywood creators as brand ambassadors

Panasonic announced directors of photography (DP), Alicia Robbins, Emily Skye and Carissa Dorson as LUMIX brand ambassadors. The three will represent the brand as the choice for producers of popular television series and artistic films.

Robbins, a DP in popular television and film, and the first female cinematographer to shoot a Shondaland series, currently is lead DP on “Grey’s Anatomy” season 17. She is a 14-year industry veteran, having worked on “Grey’s Anatomy” season 16, and critically acclaimed episodes of the series, such as season 15’s “Silent All These Years.” In addition, she has worked on feature films “The Wedding Invitation” and “BabySplitters,” which won Best Romantic Comedy at the 2016 Manhattan Film Festival and Best Comedy at Burbank International Festival, and Best Narrative at Santa Barbara International Film Festival, respectively. Robbins also received the prestigious 2018 Emerging Cinematographer Award from the Cinematographer’s Guild for the short Internet Gangsters and has shot for projects that include “Creed II,” “Tag,” “The Post,” “WAT” and “Scorpion.”

Skye is known for writing, directing, and being the DP on her feature film “River,” which is debuting worldwide this summer. She has won more than 18 awards for her short film “River,” filmed in May 2020, available on DUST, Hollyshorts Bitpix, and more. A champion of women in filmmaking, Skye leads a digital community called #shefilmtribe on Instagram, a safe place for women in the industry to encourage and bond with one another, share experiences and have a dialogue about what it means to be a woman in film. Skye’s highly anticipated Whiskey Docuseries adventure, “Binders Stash,” will debut in Fall 2021.

Dorson is a Los Angeles-based director of photography, originally from Silver Spring, Maryland. She began her career in sketch comedy, shooting videos that garnered hundreds of millions of views for websites like CollegeHumor and Funny or Die. Currently, she is the DP of A Little Late with Lilly Singh on NBC. She recently lensed I Think She Likes You, which premiered at Tribeca, and the comedy feature, It’s a Party, starring SNL’s Ego Nwodim. She is also a fine art photographer.