Kaleigh Atkinson

Milwaukee, WI

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Upon graduating college, the filmmaker and photographer began working in the field of documentary film. She has always been driven to create beautiful, moving imagery with a deeper meaning to help the community. She has participated in multiple gallery night’s showing her photo work in The Arts Building each season of 2010 to 2012 and during Bay View Gallery Night in autumn of 2012. Her films have been screened at UW – Milwaukee’s Student Film Festival, winning 2nd place Audience Award for her short documentary ‘THREES’ in the spring of 2010. Most recently, other collaborative work has been screened in the renowned Milwaukee Film Festival and all over the country. She was also featured in a short film titled ‘Boudoir’ by Film Milwaukee explaining her artistic drive to create a healthy and positive body image with her work that got national attention. She was associate producer on an Independent Lens funded documentary, As Goes Janesville, was nominated for an Emmy in 2013.

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee’s Student Cinema Film Fest - 2007
‘A Morning With Emma and Opa’ a film by Kaleigh Atkinson

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee’s Union Juried Art Show
Photography work displayed in 2009 & 2010

Mondo Lucha - 2009 & 2010
Still Photographer

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee’s Student Cinema Film Fest - 2010
2nd Place Audience Award
‘Threes’ a film by Kaleigh Atkinson

Theatre Gigante’s ‘Three Other Sisters’ - 2010
Still Photographer

Bon Ton fashion photo shoot - 2011
Photographer’s assistant

Milwaukee Gallery Night - Arts Building
Photography work displayed seasonally in 2011 & 2012

Bay View Gallery Night - Alterra Coffee
Photography work displayed in fall of 2011, 2012, 2013

Milwaukee Film Festival
‘Parasol’ a film by Tate Bunker - 2011
Assistant Art Director

‘Once You’re Dead’ a film in production by 371 Productions - 2011
Lead Researcher and Associate Producer

From Milwaukee’s ‘Boudoir’ 2012
A short film featuring Kaleigh Atkinson and her photography work based on positive body image as inspiration

‘Wisconsin Foodie’, an Emmy Nominated Television Show - 2012
Additional Camera and Sound

Milwaukee Film Festival
‘No God, No Master’ a film by Terry Green - 2012
Production Assistant

Milwaukee Film Festival & Emmy Nominated Documentary
‘As Goes Janesville’ a film by Brad Lichtenstein - 2012
Associate Producer, Still Photographer

‘Not In Our Town’, a PBS Series - 2013
Still Photographer

Milwaukee Film Festival
‘Penelope’ a film by Brad Lichtenstein - 2013
Associate Producer, Additional Camera, Sound

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  1. About Face Media
  2. Nicole Docta
  3. John Roberts
  4. Brain Land Productions
  5. Nate Joski
  6. Jessica Farrell
  7. Gino Gaglianello
  8. Brian Glazer
  9. Shannon Scrofano
  10. Anne Basting
  11. Andrew Gorzalski
  12. Maureen Towey
  13. Alicia Boll
  14. Leslie Simmer
  15. UWMFilm
  16. Work In Progress
  17. Tate Bunker
  18. kirshtne

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