After high school Luis Valencia attended the University of California, Santa Barbara. During his Junior Year, he studied Cinema, Italian Literature and Art History abroad at the Universita degli Studi in Padova, Italy. In 2009 graduated from UCSB and received his Bachelor degree, double majoring in Film & Media Studies and Italian Studies. In 2011, Luis graduated from the New York Film Academy earning his Master's degree in Filmmaking. Luis has worked in three feature films and various short films. Since then Luis has worked for the Society of Camera Operators, the American Film Market and currently he’s the Production Services coordinator at NYFA.
Le Gateau (Short) - Festival circuit
Las Tortillas (Animated Short) - Developing/preproduction
Mascaras (Feature)- Writing stage
Film (Short, Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Writer The Aerial Phenomena department is on the verge of a very important discovery. Will it save humanity from self extinction or start a war of the worlds?
Film (Comedy and Romance) Cinematographer After blowing his chance to play college football by bombing the S.A.T.s, Anferny Fertado joins an underground football league at the drug store of his summer job. He joins the team to win the heart of Jada Thomas, which is the beginning of an interracial relationship, but multiple obstacles such as a rival player Donte Styles, his boss Mr. Deaton, Jada's father, Pops, and the societal pressures of middle class Cincinnati, Ohio, stand in his way. Written by Anthony Cook
The Fortune Theory
Film (Drama) Still Photography A coming of age romantic underdog drama about Morris Dwann, a millionaire, terrified by emotional connections who drifts through a systematic routine of job interviews searching for an understanding of his workaholic father. Forced to take a job, Morris will have to ultimately accept himself and those around him in order to defy his father and discover what life is really about. Written by Blackboard Pictures
BeMe by Bree
Television (Talk-Show) Camera Operator Brianna wants to inspire healthy living by giving tips on improving the mind, body, and soul.
Amanda Jo Williams: Sick and Dying
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Through the Indian Eyes
Film (Documentary, Family and History) Producer, Writer, Editor, Cinematography Through the Indian Eyes is a short documentary that explores story telling, legends and myths about the Native American culture in the past and present. It informs about the importance to carry on the spirit of these cultural traditions through generations to come, and the role that mother nature plays in keeping this spirit alive. Written by Luis Eduardo Valencia
The Fantastic Clown Club
Film (Drama, Fantasy, War, Musical and 1 More) Still Photography Art, love and war, three of the most valuable contributions to humanity, are characterized as fantastic clowns. The polar opposites, Love and War yearn to make their case that they are in fact the singular most invaluable contributor to humanity while Art is desperate to find his new masterpiece - his ultimate energy source. Art creates a game using Hans, a creative artistic soldier, and Maria, an enchanting beauty/cabaret dancer - as pawns for Love and War to play to prove their case in this short musical set in the war torn Poland 1941. Written by Anonymous
Film (Fantasy, Horror and Short) Writer, Director In an old town that seems to have been forgotten by time and where death wonders seeking for those whose time has arrived, in one particular house, Juanito, an 8-year-old boy is very sick. His older sister, Mera, 15-years-old, has come with some herbs that her mother has order to make a remedy for Juanito to cure him. That night while Mera sleeps Juanito is waken up by a familiar sound. Curiously, he gets up to see where the sound is coming from. Later, Mera wakes up and goes out looking for him. Afraid that his time has come and death will be coming for him, she goes out looking for him. Mera comes out of the house looking for his brother, suddenly Mera is the one that now faces death. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short, Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department Following a global war of untold devastation, one city emerged with the promise of safety, Paradigm. It did not take long for the affects of absolute power to take hold of Paradigm's leaders. Seeing the opportunity, they seized control of their inhabitants, turning them into machines. But the spirit of humanity could not be silenced. A young military scientist, by the name of Jack Wallard dared to oppose power, hoping to do more than just free his people. Like all journeys, the ends always sound easy before considering the means. Written by Urwa Al Hallak & Kevin Porter
Film (Drama, Fantasy and Short) Cinematographer when John, a 45 years old businessman, goes back to his house on a Christmas day, he meets at the door his younger brother, Mike, who he hasn't seen for 10 years. Mike is now homeless, and drug addict. this incident, brings up sad memories for John of his miserable childhood. Written by Anonymous
A Fallen Angel
Film (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department 'A Fallen Angel' is a powerful story about a father's road to recovery after losing his only son- it is a touching, yet haunting look into the frailty of the human condition after experiencing tragedy. His obsession with the killer's past leads him to a mysterious journey where he learns the very first stage of forgiving. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short, Horror and Mystery) Camera and Electrical Department A short horror neo-Gothic story about a young maid who yearns to impress her new wealthy employer, will soon discover that her boss has a special liking for her maids and the occult.
Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Mystery) Cinematographer A three story narrative crime drama involving money, lies, and murder.
One Perfectly Unfortunate Event
Video (Animation, Short and Comedy) Cinematographer A super romantic Dave Alan Carter, who is secretly has a career as a thief, is having a dilemma where he should quit his job to settle in with his girlfriend.
Video (Short, Comedy and Drama) Cinematographer The Dazzler is the story of Kevin, a young comic book store owner, and his search for affection from his distant father. His father is a porn producer and Kevin to impress his father creates an alter-ego 'The Dazzler' to enter a porn audition his father is producing. Written by Anonymous
Film (Drama and Short) Writer, Director After moving to the United States, a young Russian couple faces the difficulties of living in a new country. Slowly, Eric, the man of the family begins to lose faith and hope. Later after an encounter with a man in a worst situation than his helps him regain his faith and shows him what is important in his life. Written by Anonymous
Film (Crime, Drama, Romance and Short) Writer, Director Temptation follows the story of Julien and Rob- two men who accidentally kill Caroline, the manipulative seductress whom they both love. Julien and Rob must figure out a way to get rid of her body without letting their hatred and jealousy consume them, and while taming their inner demons. Written by Anonymous