April Chabries teaches courses in documentary film and web video at Brigham Young University. For the past two years, she has served as Assistant Dean of Technology for the College of Fine Arts and Communications. Chabries also manages the newly created YFilms web site which showcases the work of Media Arts majors as part of her technology efforts.
As a producer/director, Chabries has worked on documentaries dealing with the intermountain west. She recently wrote, produced, and directed A River in the Desert, an archival documentary about a charismatic priest and the Navajo people he loved. In addition to From the Inside Out, she also just produced a documentary film on the history of the orchard culture in Utah Valley.