Luc Walpoth is a Swiss film director working both in Europe and the USA. His work has been nominated and awarded at major festivals like Palm Springs, Fantasia, Locarno, Sitges, Clermont-Ferrand, and many more. Over the years, Luc has developed projects supported by renowned institutions like Tribeca Institute, Californian Art Concil, UCLA TFT school, Torino FilmLab, NisiMasa, Swissfilms and enjoyed broadcasts all around the world.
Always balancing emotion and tension throughout his highly visual storytelling, Luc’s goal is to entertain the audience with relevant human drama.
REPLIKA, his science-fiction short drama about artificial intelligence, won fifteen international awards and got over 40 nominations. The feature version is currently in development and has the attention of major players in the US industry.
His first feature film BABY MONEY is a thriller starring Danay Garcia (Fear of the walking dead, Prison Break,…), Michael Drayer (Mr. Robot, Sneaky Pete, …) Taja V. Simpson (The Oval, Boo2,…) premiered at Fantasia Internation Film Festival in 2021 and is available on all the major VOD services in North America.
PERIPHERIC LOVE an Italian social drama, starring Iazua Larios (Sundown, Apocalypto, …) and Fabio Troiano (Doppo Mezzanotte, Tutta colpa di Guida, …) is currently in post-production.
Luc is in pre-production on the horror-thriller THE ROMANIAN JOB.
Luc lives in Los Angeles. He speaks fluently four languages, French, German, Italian, and English.