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"Skin" is visual and poetic exploration of self-discovery, using powerful symbolism to depict a woman's transformation into a man. With the help of her inner manifestation, the ice man, she sheds her old skin and embraces her true identity.

Director/Writer: Leo Behrens 

Producer: Ilayda Çetinkaya 

Cinematographer: Leo Behrens

Production Designer: Mojo Wen 

Editor: Ale Armijo 

Skin won the Gold Medal at the 2023 Student Academy Awards.

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