Lucas Guilkey is a documentary filmmaker, reporter, and video journalist based in Oakland, California. His work focuses on many of the socially and politically relevant stories of our time — from mass incarceration to climate change, budget cuts to reproductive healthcare. He has produced for Splinter, Fusion, AJ+, KTVU, and independent outlets. He is working on a feature documentary about what is likely the largest prisoner hunger strike in U.S. history, which took place in California in 2011 and 2013. He is a master’s candidate at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and a graduate of Wesleyan University and the International Honors Program’s “Rethinking Globalization: Nature, Culture, Justice.”
Gear/Kit includes: Canon 5d Mark III with 24-105mm, 50mm, 70-200mm, Canon xa10, Rode shotgun mic, two sets of Sennheiser G3 wireless lav mics, Zoom H4n, Zoom H2, Manfrotto tripods and monopods, shoulder rig, Glidecam 2000, 4 LED lights/light stands, livestream equipment, and mobile journalism kit.
Contact: lucasguilkey at gmail dot com