Pamela Yates is a founder and the Creative Director of Skylight, which for 30+ years has been dedicated to creating documentary films, digital media projects and labs that advance awareness of human rights and the quest for justice
Yates is the Academy Award winning Executive Producer of WITNESS TO WAR, The Emmy Award winning Producer of LOSS OF INNOCENCE, the Sundance Special Jury Award Director of WHEN THE MOUNTAINS TREMBLE, and the Overseas Press Club Award winner for STATE OF FEAR, which was broadcast in 156 countries and translated into 48 languages.
Her recent documentary GRANITO: HOW TO NAIL A DICTATOR was used as key forensic evidence in the genocide case to convict ex-Dictator Ríos Montt in Guatemala. Forthcoming in 2017 is her next film in the Guatemalan saga, 500 YEARS.
Yates is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and the Writers Guild of America.