12:00 | United States | 2022
Abandoned on the street by her boyfriend in the dead of night, a woman picks a scooter up off the sidewalk and rides towards her destiny.
Chelsea Lupkin is a storyteller and an active member of the online film community.
She has a passion for short films and is a Senior Programmer and editorial writer for 'Short of the Week.' She is also Director of Photography and an original member of the Delish team, an award-winning Hearst food site, producing a number of reality food shows like Iconic Eats and Julia Tries Everything.
Lupkin has taken on the roles of director, writer, and cinematographer for editorial, branded and independent projects. She has produced short films, comedy sketches, live productions, commercials, and documentaries for major media outlets including MTV, Delish, Elle, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, VH1, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, and Fusion.
In 2018, her short film, Lucy's Tale, had its World Premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival, one of the biggest genre film festivals in the world, showcasing science fiction, horror, and fantasy. After its U.S. Premiere at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival in October 2018, it went on to screen at a number of fests before its release online in the summer of 2019 on Gunpowder & Sky’s horror platform, ALTER, where it has been viewed over 5 million times.
Her latest short film, Scooter, Premiered at Fantasia and went on to screen at a number of genre festivals including SITGES, Beyond Fest, and the Overlook Film Festival. It is still on its festival circuit.
She has also participated on the Jury of a number of genre film festivals and competitions including, the Fantasia International Film Festival, Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, North Bend Film Festival, and the Killer Shorts Screenplay Competition.
Lupkin is currently in the early stages of development on a series inspired by her short film Lucy’s Tale and is in pre-production for her feature length sci-fi thriller Tell Them What You Saw with indie horror outfit Yellow Veil Pictures.
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