A native of Houston, Texas, and a graduate of Howard University, Crayton Robey amde his directorial devut with the award-winning documentary, When Ocean Meets Sky, a historical chronicle of the iconic gay beach resort, Fire Island Pines. The film premiered at the 2004 South by Southwest Film Festival and won the Best Documentary Award at the 2004 Dallas OUT TAKES, and later broadcast on the MTV Logo Network. His first screenplay, "Mary Audrey", was a finalist for the Guy Hanks/ Marvin A. Miller Screenwriting Fellowship, sponsored by Bill and Camille Cosby. Robey has also collaborated with Carson Kressley in writing Pines '79, to be produced by Howard Rosenman.
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