Ankle Deep

As she was dying, Seattle artist Briar Bates directed a silly, joyful water ballet — performed after her death and starring all of her friends.

My Role:

  • Story development and direction
  • Cinematography along with Erika Schultz and help from Corinne Chin
  • Editing / post-production

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Also profiled by NPPA’s NewsPhotographer Magazine

Cinematography: Erika Schultz, Lauren Frohne, Corinne Chin
Editing: Lauren Frohne
Written story: Brendan Kiley
Still images: Erika Schultz