Luc "Luckie" Nguyen is a Southern Californian-based Video Cinematographer, Editor, and Production Manager. He started in the Bay Area with clients including: Open Line Media (Live Events), New Sense Entertainment (Music Video), Neighborhood Empowerment Network (Community Web Show), Art RockX (Local Artist Showcase), Laurel Fertility Care (Industry Process Video), Coaches Aid (Live Streaming Sports), and Less Than 6 Percent (Real estate).
Luckie has produced and shot numerous narrative and documentary films; he has written and directed his own short film, "Tough," which is about a teen girl fighting to end her affiliation with gang life. This short film has been screened at USF's Humanitarian Film Festival and RAW showcase in San Jose.
During his service in the U.S. Marine Corps, Luckie rose through the ranks from infantryman to a supervisory role as 1st Sergeant's Assistant, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Digital Filmmaking & Video Production from the Art Institute Of California – San Francisco, 2012.
Luckie has won his title as best Filmmaker for the city of San Jose through the RAW organization, and also was nominated into the RAWards National Semi-Finals for Filmmaker of the Year, 2013.
Name: Luc 'Luckie' Nguyen
Lives in: Carson, California
Occupation: Cinematographer, Director of Photography, Editor, Production Coordinator and Production Manager
Unique traits: Eye of the Tiger! USMC Combat Veteran
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Film (Short, Comedy, Family and Romance) Cinematographer Imperfection is a romantic comedy about a perfectionist bride who's wedding day is ruined through a series of chaotic events. In the end she has to decide if love is enough.
Miss Finknagle Succumbs to Chaos
Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department A 10-minute fiction film chronicling one fate-turning day in the life of lonely high school librarian, Miss Finknagle. This delightful tale, told through the eyes of four high school students, is a philosophical investigation, moral fable, coming-out, and coming-of-age story all at once. When Miss F. disappears, unlikely companions Kaylee, Tiffany, Edgar, and Morgan reach across their social strata to try to solve the mystery. In the end, they may find a renewed respect not only for Miss F. and her struggles but for each other as well. Written by Leo Robertson
Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Comfort Zone is a short drama that deals with the mental repercussions of past traumas. It follows the thoughts and experiences of a student named Autumn, as she realizes that you can not ignore the past and move on.
Life in Plastic
Film (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department A mockumentary that follows a married couple after the wife undergoes plastic surgery to become the anatomic equivalent of a Barbie doll.
Video (Short, Drama and Fantasy) Producer Continual follows one guy through his interactions with three people. Each of these people are caught in a sort of loop, repeating the something other and over again to drive him to a breaking point.
Film (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Hoping for a big break on the story of a missing girl, newspaper writer Robert O'Dwyer returns to his hometown of Lockwood and must choose between his career and his family in order to uncover the girl's killer in this 1920's period piece.
Catch the Clock
Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department Catch the Clock is the story of Azra, an introverted mortician who's lived side by side with death. She has found comfort in her position as a mortician, surrounding herself with the deceased. Visiting an antique shop after her watch breaks she meets, Trevor, a bright Chinese American. Their unexpected friendship ultimately helps her come to life through death. Catch the Clock is a film representing the common link in human society, death. Life & death is also expressed through the contrast of culture and character. Written by Anonymous
RAWard Filmmaker of the Year, Local City Winner, San Jose
Art Institute of California: San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)