Hey, I'm Champ!

Seattle, Washington

Champ Ensminger is a Thai American filmmaker born in Chiang Mai and raised in Spokane, Washington. After graduating from the University of Washington in Seattle with a degree in comparative literature and anthropology, he moved to New York City, where he worked at the video hosting site Vimeo and then as a freelancer and production assistant at the web agency m ss ng p eces. He returned to Chiang Mai in 2013, where he spent time as a volunteer and workshop instructor at Documentary Arts Asia, a nonprofit aimed at bringing agency and exposure to Asia-based media artists. He is currently part of the production team at World Famous in Seattle, creating content for brands like T-Mobile, Microsoft, and Amazon.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

AWAY

Los Angeles Short
Crime, Drama

AWAY is a haunting crime drama that delivers an unflinching look at the cycle of violence annihilating black families across America

38%

50 days left

21 followers

Seeds

New York Short
Drama

Desperate to salvage her mediocre 13th birthday, Georgia plots an escape to the crowded streets of Brooklyn with her little sister in tow.

73%

19 days left

47 followers

Nice Tan

San Francisco Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

Nice Tan is a WOC / QPOC-led sketch comedy series that tackles life and identity in a world that's not as woke as it wants to be.

33%

17 days left

203 followers

An Honest Lie

Pittsburgh Short
Comedy, Experimental

In a world where truth kiosks sit on every corner, one woman must decide what truth really means.

31%

16 days left

33 followers

Swiped to Death

New York Series
Drama, Romantic Comedy

Two newly-single South Asians try their luck on a dating app. Each episode is based on a real-life date that went terribly wrong.

38%

14 days left

101 followers

Drought

Wilmington Feature
Comedy, Drama

The summer after high school, Sam searches for a better life for herself and younger brother with Autism.

100%

13 days left

3,096 followers

Close Ties to Home Country

Chicago Short
Comedy, Biography

Based on real events. Akanksha, a kind immigrant, finds family in the rich people's dogs she dogsits, while her sister's US visa is denied.

80%

10 days left

147 followers

YAI NIN

Seattle Short
Documentary, Foreign Film

The owner of a sausage factory in Thailand, Ninlawan keeps in contact with her family in America while holding down the family business.

125%

10 days left

114 followers

The Eulogist

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

In the depths of his grief, a young man becomes obsessed with crashing funerals and giving eulogies for people he never knew.

89%

4 days left

212 followers

Birds In The Sky

New Orleans Music Video
Romance, Musical

Like the birds in the sky...

101%

4 days left

40 followers

Crowned: Season 2

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

Macie and the rest of the Party Princesses survive batty bosses, pushy parents and crazy co-workers in this semi-scripted comedy series.

54%

2 days left

255 followers

MAYBE IT'S ME

New York Series
Comedy, Drama

Seven unknowingly connected New Yorkers find their way through love and loss as adulting becomes more and more difficult.

95%

1 day left

239 followers

Ass Level

Los Angeles Music Video
Comedy, Music

A comedy hip-hop music video about the upside to living life in a wheelchair: you are ALWAYS at "ass level."

209%

This project got the green light!

Home of Three

Chicago Short
Drama, Family

After the discovery of his father’s affair, 11-year-old Quan starts to question the strength of his parents’ marriage.

91%

This project got the green light!

Nanay Ko, The Musical

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy, Musical

Upon her return home to mourn the sudden death of her father, a young woman finds herself at a crossroad between her family and her dream.

101%

This project got the green light!

Nobody's Home

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Fantasy

The child of a broken household escapes to the darkest corners of his imagination. A 1960s family drama gets surreal.

80%

This project got the green light!

I Am A Banana

Washington Short
Documentary, Family

After uprooting their lives and emigrating from their home country, these families struggle to keep touch with each other as they are expose

107%

This project got the green light!

Alien Guy Tim

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Documentary

An outcast, Alien Guy Tim, wants to prove that he has been abducted by aliens, but faces many obstacles along the way.

140%

This project got the green light!

End of Summer

Los Angeles Short
Family, LGBTQ

En route to their daughter’s College Move-In Day, a family’s car ride takes an unexpected turn when the father is struck by a heart attack.

114%

This project got the green light!

Boys on the Inside

Seattle Feature
Documentary

Boys on the Inside is a feature documentary about ‘boy’ culture in women’s prisons in Washington State.

82%

This project got the green light!

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