Lucas Scheffel is a Filmmaker, Photographer and Editor from Loxton, South Australia. His love of moving images has allowed him to travel the globe shooting documentaries, corporate projects, music videos, and short and feature films.

Lucas graduated from the Flinders University of South Australia in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honours majoring in Screen Studies and American History.

 

His body of work, most notably short films and a micro-budget feature film have been released and screened internationally to a wide variety of audiences.

 

In 2009 he won a Bronze award at the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) Awards. In 2012 Lucas won Best Short Film for Captured at the Australian Screen Industry Network Awards (ASIN). 2014 saw Lucas take out the award for Best Foreign Director at the Action on Film International Film Festival for Dead Therapy.

 

In 2016 Lucas signed a 3-year distribution deal for Dead Therapy through Gonella Productions.

 

Lucas is currently travelling Australia in a vintage caravan with his beautiful family while writing and exploring a new venture of creating graphic novels and comics books.

FILMOGRAPHY

Solitude – 2 mins – Short – Lucas Scheffel – Cinematographer/Editor – 2016

Scams Incorporated – 11 mins – Short – Bioscope Films – Sound – 2016

Post Mortem & The Butcher – 3 mins – Short – Knapton FX – Cinematographer/Editor – 2015

Dead Therapy – 15 mins – Short – Scheffilm – Director/Producer/Editor – 2015

The Dead Guy in the Trunk – 10 mins – Short – Scheffilm – Director/Cinematographer/Editor – 2015

Victim – 15 mins – Short – Scheffilm – Director/Cinematographer/Editor – 2015

Don't Talk Dirty – 3 mins – Music Video – Scarlet – Cinematographer/Editor/VFX – 2014

Here Kitty Kitty  – 3 mins – Music Video – Danny Woodman – Cinematographer/Editor – 2014

Learning How to Breathe – 3 mins – Music Video – Vanessa Turner – Cinematographer – 2014

ETO 1953 – 9 mins – Short – Bioscope Films – 1st AC – 2014

Fighting Chance – 10 mins – Short – Bioscope Films – 2nd AC / B Camera – 2014

Love – 15 mins – Short – LoBosco Film Productions – Camera Operator/Editor – 2013

Mad 2 the Max – 7 mins – Short – Scheffilm – Director/Cinematographer/Writer/Editor – 2013

Captured – 7 mins – Short – Scheffilm – Director/Cinematographer/Writer/Editor – 2011

Drop Bear – 30 mins – Short – Cracked Lens Films – Cinematographer – 2011

Save Myself  – 3 mins – Music Video – Verusive – Cinematographer/Editor – 2011

My Baby – 3 mins – Music Video – T.D.B. – Director/Cinematographer/Editor – 2010

Rise – 3 mins – Music Video – T.D.B. – Director/Cinematographer/Editor – 2009

Coil – 15 mins – Short – Deor Productions – Director/Editor – 2009

PostAGE – 7 mins – Short – Scheffilm – Director/Cinematographer/Editor – 2009

The Line of Friendship – 40mins – Short – Cracked Lens Films – Stills Photographer – 2009

The Summit – 18 mins – Short – Scheffilm – Director/Cinematographer/Editor – 2009

The Counterpart – 75mins – Feature – Scheffilm – Director/Writer/Producer – 2009

Big Shots – 3 mins – Music Video – T.D.B. – Director/Cinematographer/Editor – 2008

Youthworks: The High Price of a Low Wage – 25mins – Documentary – Alex-Solomon-Bridge – Editor – 2006

2:37 – 91 mins – Feature – M2 Entertainement – Camera Assistant – 2005

The Wish – 15 mins – Short – Storyland Media – Camera Assistant – 2005

Netherworld – 15 mins – Short – Clusterfunk Productions – Electrics Assistant – 2004

Lullaby – 120 mins – Feature –Scarlet Entertainment – Cinematographer – 2003

No More Like My Father – 90 mins – Feature –Scarlet Entertainment – Cinematographer – 2002

Cosmosapiens – 30 mins – Documentary – Scarlet Entertainment – Cinematographer – 2002

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

Rise - T.D.B. (Tha Deadly Boyz)

Bronze Award Music Clip Category

Australian Cinematographers Society 2009 (South Australia & Western Australia Awards)

https://vimeo.com/18910874

 

The Counterpart

Nominated Best Feature Film

South Australian Screen Awards (SASA) 2010 (Adelaide)

* Distribution through Shock Entertainment (DVD)

* Distribution through Ozflix (VOD)

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My Baby - T.D.B. (Tha Deadly Boyz)

Winner Best Music Video

Bump Awards 2010 (Sydney)
https://vimeo.com/8215380

 

Captured

Winner Best Short Film

Nominated for Best Producers

Australian Screen Industry Networking Awards 2012 (Brisbane)
https://youtu.be/JvrKhhEkEo0

 

Mad 2 the Max

Top 10 Finalist

Shepparton Shorts Film Festival 2013 (Shepparton)
https://youtu.be/zk9X5haq494

The Dead Guy in the Trunk

Nominated for Best Victorian Short

Monsterfest 2014 (Melbourne)

https://youtu.be/ZQVUixFNNaI

 

Dead Therapy

Winner Best Foreign Director (WAB)

Nominated for Best Artwork

Nominated for Best Short Horror

Action on Film International Film Festival 2014 (USA)

Nominated Best Short Film

Interurban Film Festival 2014 (USA)

* Distribution through Gonella Productions, Hewes Pictures and Viddsee

https://vimeo.com/90398068

FESTIVALS

 

2015 New York City International Film Festival, Dead Therapy, USA

2015 Tri-Cities International Fantastic Film Festival, Dead Therapy, USA

2015 Macabre Faire Film Festival, The Dead Guy in the Trunk, USA

2014 Action on Film International Film Festival, Dead Therapy, USA

2014 MonsterFest, The Dead Guy in the Trunk, Australia

2014 Interurban Film Festival, Dead Therapy, USA

2013 Melbourne Underground Film Festival, Mad 2 the Max, Australia

2013 Shepparton Shorts Film Festival, Mad 2 the Max, Australia

2013 Wasteland Film Festival, Mad 2 the Max, USA

2012 Coro Helvetico al Femminile Womans International Short Film Festival, Captured, Spain