Cameron Yates

Cameron Yates is a filmmaker and curator. His latest feature, the documentary Chef Flynn, a portrait of culinary prodigy Flynn McGarry, premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and is currently in select theaters through Kino Lorber. His first film, 14 and Payrolled, a half-hour portrait of four teenagers working as pages for the Virginia House of Delegates, premiered on PBS in 2003. His first feature documentary, The Canal Street Madam, the story of a New Orleans madam who ran a brothel with her mother and daughter until she was busted by the FBI, world premiered at the 2010 SXSW Film Festival. A former World Cinema and Documentary Programmer for the Hamptons International Film Festival, Yates has also worked with Albert Maysles, Zeitgeist Films, Sundance, NewFest LGBT Film Fest, and has been a contributor to IndieWire.


My Year as a Shirkers Groupie

By Cameron Yates | November 15, 2018

My Year as a Shirkers Groupie

Cameron Yates on traveling the festival circuit with his film Chef Flynn, and his parallel trajectory with Sandi Tan's acclaimed documentary.