Joe Lam

Joe Lam

Writer-Director at Shining Light Pictures
Screenwriter and Director

Camarillo, California

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February 2012
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About Joe

8x Award-Winning Filmmaker & Film Author

Joe Lam is an award-winning filmmaker and his mission is to inspire, uplift, and awaken the human spirit through storytelling. Joe has produced over 200 films, music videos, commercials, and documentaries. Past clients include American Red Cross, The United Way, Rotary Club, California Highway Patrol, American Film Market, and People's Choice Awards to name a few.

He's garnered several awards at film festivals across the U.S. for his films, documentaries, and music videos. In 2019, his latest film "Our Story" won the award for Best Romantic Comedy at Top Shorts and his Feature Screenplay "Fugitive Zero" won Best Thriller Screenplay at Los Angeles Film Fest. He is currently in post-production on his first feature documentary film "The Hospital Cure", which focuses on transforming rural healthcare in middle America.

Joe also produced the award-winning documentary film "Project TRIUMPH" for Rotary Club, which helped fundraise over $120,000 for a non-profit leadership program involving Arab & Jewish teenagers from Israel. He's produced music videos for award-winning LA bands such as Joe Hurt Band (Winner of Single of the Year - LA Music Awards, 2009), Justin Lanning (Winner of Spiritual Single of the Year - LA Music Awards, 2011) and other indie artists.

Joe earned a BFA in Motion Pictures & Television - Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA

Published Books:
Filmmaking Success: Making the Teen Comedy
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Campus Chronicles (Inspiring Film Story)

Unique traits: 8x Award-Winning Filmmaker Author of "Filmmaking Success: Making the Teen Comedy"




  • Fugitive Zero

    Fugitive Zero Action Thriller An escaped convict discovers he's taking part in a live simulation where every moral decision determines his eligibility for parole. It's The Truman Show meets The Fugitive.

  • NIX

    NIX Action Sci-fi In a future where criminals have their minds erased, a husband accused of murdering his wife must download her memories into his brain to catch the real killer.

  • The Fetus

    The Fetus Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror When a womanizer is seduced by a demonic woman, he sets out to kill her when he discovers she's pregnant with his unborn, demonic child.



  • Best Thriller Screenplay - Los Angeles Film Awards

  • Best Romantic Comedy "Our Story" - Top Shorts Film Festival

  • Best Movie Trailer “Gawkward” - Indie Gathering Film Fest

  • Golden Reel Award “Air I Breathe” Music Video - Nevada Film Festival

  • Best Director “Project TRIUMPH” Documentary Film - American Int’l Film Fest

  • Best Producer “Project TRIUMPH” Documentary Film - American Int’l Film Fest

  • Editor’s Choice Award “Griffith Observatory” Promo Video - Trip Films

  • Special Jury Prize “Blood Ties” Short Film - Academy of Art FilmFest

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