Best known as director of Tenacity, Smoke Signals and the soon to be released Skins, and Arapaho and Cheyenne by birth, Chris Eyre was adopted into the white world and only later reconnected with his original family.
Chris Eyre earned a master’s degree at NYU’s Tisch School, where he wrote and directed the Indian drama, Tenacity, which won the coveted Mobile Award and a place at the 1995 Sundance Film Festival.
Eyre is the recipient of numerous grants and awards. His latest project is Skins, which will premier at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival.
Skins’ screenwriter is Jennifer D. Lyne, and was based on the book by Adrian C. Lewis. Executive producers of this film are David Pomier, Chris Cooney, and Jeff Cooney.