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Panels & Workshops
Lighting Workshop
USA, 2018, 50 min., Color, English
LIMITED SEATING MUST RSVP @ A professional videographer will demonstrate several techniques for lighting black actors and improving the appearance of their skin on film.
Adrian Neely, Michael Grayson, Telisa Kyle

Adrian Neely
Adrian Neely arrived in Dallas in 2001 to pursue a Master of Arts at Southern Methodist University. He worked in various positions within the Dallas production industry as a freelancer before becoming an RTVF instructor at Tarrant County College in 2008, where he currently serves as the program coordinator of the RTVF department. Adrian recently acted as director of photography on a television pilot that is being shopped to networks.
Michael Grayson
Michael Grayson is the head of Cinexa Digital, a full service media production studio. We manage corporate, commercial and individual media projects. Our client list includes Nike, Fidelity Investments, St. Phillips School & Community Center, NGenius Ent. (Dorrough Music), George Lopez (DSR), former Dallas Cowboy Ray Field Wright, Larome Armstrong, Tamara Goodwin, Armani Valentino, Sky High World, LLC., Urban South, FamLife 700 and J.R. Patton among others. We have developed movie scripts and documentaries, music videos and short films. We also consult for small business media implementation and execution. Contact us at for a free consultation.
Telisa Kyle
Telisa Kyle has been involved in the makeup industry for the last five years and now owns Fiercely Flawless Makeup. Telisa continues to display a strong passion for expressing herself creatively and is now watching her dreams become a reality. She began her career as a makeup artist working in the independent film industry, as well as providing on location makeup applications for all occasions. Over the last 5 years Telisa has been published in Defined Magazine, won an a award for best SFX Makeup at a film festival, worked on different SAG film productions such as “A Man Called Jon” “Peng” and “Aztec Versus the Prowler of the Lonely Woods”, totaling over 50 short and feature length films providing both Beauty and Special FX makeup to her clients. Telisa, as a freelancer, specializes in creating lasting impressions in the beauty industry one client at a time. Working with different skin tones and types is familiar territory and she is ready to provide makeup services for any occasion.