New professor of Film and Screenwriting at the University of New Haven, Connecticut. Working remotely from Los Angeles, CA. Film director. Grappling with light and shadows, my body of work is extensive and draws upon expressionism to transport viewers into dreams come to life. Awarded screenwriter. The Incredible Hulk. First-time feature-length filmmaker. Sundance alum, Migdia Chinea Is a force of nature in Hollywood. “When it rains...” (80 mins. 2021). https://www.linkedin.com/in/migdia-skarsgård-chinea-23b2b524/
Filming on a zero budget is about the creativity to shoot, make decisions, ignore obstacles, persist to completion and move on to the next. Each obstacle brings new opportunities.
Sisu is my middle name -- it's a unique Finnish concept that can be applied to anyone and it is roughly translated into English as strength of will, determination, perseverance, and acting rationally in the face of adversity. Sisu is not momentary courage, but the ability to sustain that courage. It is a word that cannot be fully translated.
I have sisu.
Migdia Skarsgård Chinea’s director’s reel. One minute.
Logo Ciboney Productions 20 secs. https://vimeo.com/ 322544037
I’m my father’s daughter. WGAW. TV Academy, UCLA MFA TFT ‘12