Skinned: A LisaRaye McCoy Film

Skinned Premieres on TV One 1.19.16
The critically acclaimed film Skinned, which screened this year at the 6th annual festival, will make its US television debut on TV One on Saturday, January 19 at 9PM (EST).Actress LisaRaye McCoy, made her directorial debut, alongside director Avery O Williams of Studio11 Films. You may recall, Williams was 1st place co-winner of the 2012 “Lights, Camera, Georgia” Film Competition hosted by Georgia Lottery and BronzeLens Film Festival for his film entry, Fight for Hope

Skinned is a character-driven drama about a young lady whose insecurities about her skin color, misconception about beauty, and search for romance causes her to bleach her skin beyond recognition in an attempt to capture the heart of the perfect suitor, leads to the detriment of her health. Fast forward 10 to 15 years later, she is a beautiful model with a wonderful husband, but discovers that she’s developed some complications due to the chemicals found in certain skin bleaching creams. To make matters worse, her husband discovers her damaging little secret. Now, with the assistance of a psychiatrist, Jolie must go on a journey into her past to face her demons in an effort to sustain her future.

Directed by

LisaRaye McCoy
Avery O. Williams (co-director)

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)

Clarice Kulah (story)
Clarice Kulah (writer)
Sharon Tomlinson (co-writer)
Sharon Tomlinson (writer)
Avery O. Williams (co-writer)
Lotten Yeaney (story by)


Brad James Brad James
LisaRaye McCoy LisaRaye McCoy
Jasmine Burke Jasmine Burke
Nicky Buggs Nicky Buggs
Tasia Grant Tasia Grant
Mike R. Tinker Mike R. Tinker
Racquel Bianca John Racquel Bianca John
Middle School Girl (as Racquel B. John)
Leah Monet Johnson Leah Monet Johnson
Van Vicker Van Vicker
Robert / Bobby
Zeeky Minnis Zeeky Minnis
Kerri J. Baldwin Kerri J. Baldwin
Aunt Mabel
Cycerli Ash Cycerli Ash
Dr. Smith
Marvin Nelson Marvin Nelson
Cameron H. Miller Cameron H. Miller
Susan D'Angelo Susan D’Angelo
Dr. Forbes
Krystal Farris Krystal Farris
Lyndrez Leslie Lyndrez Leslie
Star Davis Star Davis
Queen Blessing Itua Queen Blessing Itua
Dr. Blessing
Anastasia Pekhtereva Anastasia Pekhtereva
Glenn Turner Glenn Turner
Dr. Schwartz

Produced by

Jasmine Burke associate producer
Clint Evans assistant producer
Queen Blessing Itua associate producer
Clarice Kulah executive producer / producer
Cameron H. Miller line producer
Sharon Tomlinson executive producer / producer
Lotten Yeaney executive producer / producer

Cinematography by

Robert Peters director of photography

Film Editing by

Deanna Nowell

Makeup Department

Ayisha Mina Blair makeup artist
Stacy Compton special makeup effects artist
Divine Page makeup artist
Patrice Story makeup artist

Production Management

Kimberly Raybon production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

Sharon Tomlinson first assistant director

Sound Department

J.L. Bolden sound mixer / sound
Cleon Muller boom operator

Camera and Electrical Department

Fabian Hooks electrician / gaffer
Saiydah Marshall still photographer (behind the scenes)
Cleon Muller grip
Donna Permell still photographer (behind the scenes)
Zach Thomas assistant camera

Editorial Department

Wayne Overstreet post-production editing supervisor

Other crew

Dominique N. Butler insurance: errors and omissions
Kristy Butler production assistant
Margot Carvallo production coordinator
Dianne Diaz script supervisor
Gary Harris II production assistant
Jasmine Jewet key production assistant
Caressa Latoria production assistant
Joshua Newkirk script supervisor
Ayanna E. Reid production assistant
Marilee Somerville production assistant
Heather R. Taylor key production assistant
Lotten Yeaney script supervisor


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