Lizzie Bankowski is a documentary filmmaker, nonfiction writer, and environmental advocate. Born and raised on the waterways of Virginia Beach, Virginia, she has cultivated a deep appreciation, respect, and love for Planet Earth. Lizzie uses documentary filmmaking to foster positive environmental and social change. Her prose has appeared in Runestone Literary Journal, Atlantis: A Creative Magazine, Mangrove Literary Journal, and semicolon literary magazine. Her films have played at Cucalorus Festival, Seven Cities Short Film Showcase, Women's International Film Festival, Oaxaca Film Festival, and American Conservation Film Festival. Lizzie is currently directing a documentary about the future of watermen in Virginia Beach.

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  • Specialty in nature videography and photography
  • Proficiency in video editing using Adobe Premiere Pro as well as photo editing using Adobe Lightroom
  • Experience with Canon 5Dvi, C200, C300, and GoPro cameras  
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