Hey, I'm Lucian!

Chicago, Illinois

Lucian Orsinger is a Chicago-based director who has always been enthralled by storytelling. As a teenager, he realized that film was the perfect medium to express that passion. Growing up in Oregon, Lucian was fortunate to receive a globally focused education within the International High School program which helped him to focus his sights outside of the US. His higher education path led him to Santa Fe, NM where he continued to hone his filmmaking skill. Following the closure of that university, he moved to Chicago to finish off his degree at Columbia College Chicago, where he is set to graduate in May. He enjoys spending time in nature, on the couch watching movies and collaborating with other filmmakers.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Nobody's Home

Los Angeles, California Film 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!

The Edge

New York City, New York Film Short
Thriller

Amidst a bout of recent disappearances, a man’s paranoia is triggered and he struggles with staying connected to reality.

80%

This project got the green light!

Idle Hands

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Action, Drama

A amateur fighter with a troubled past must grapple with buried memories prompted by a brutal attack and a desire for revenge.

90%

This project got the green light!

Headshots

Toronto, Canada Series
Comedy, Satire

Headshots is a comedy series set in a photo studio. Each episode features a new character getting their picture taken for a bizarre reason.

100%

This project got the green light!

BEFORE THE STORM

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

A young woman and her estranged father arrive in New York City on the eve a hurricane threatens to make landfall.

96%

This project got the green light!

Ellavut Cimirtuq [our world is changing]

Sebastopol, California Film Feature
Documentary, Nature

In the sinking villages of rapidly warming Alaska, people stand their ground.

89%

This project got the green light!

Runner

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama, Thriller

A woman goes for a jog and witnesses something she can't run away from.

364%

This project got the green light!

BEAM

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Action, Sci-Fi

A hapless thief, gifted with a teleportation device, must fulfill one final job in order to save her family.

80%

This project got the green light!

Lovers Lane

Eugene, Oregon Film Short
Crime, Western

A pair of outcasts embark on a violent journey through the Pacific Northwest. Are they guided by love? Or something more sinister?

101%

This project got the green light!

Alien Guy Tim

Los Angeles, California Film 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!

Cross

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Film-Noir

A young Filipino backyard boxer enters a Mexican fight ring in the San Fernando Valley.

100%

This project got the green light!

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