ABOUT

I am someone who listens closely,

who hopes my questioning will open small windows of understanding.

I search for commonality in our differences.

My work aims to push against common beliefs and misbeliefs.

And I try to cram the world into small packages, struggling against reductionism.

Laura J. Lukitsch, Filmmaker, Story Coach
Founder, Global Performance Media, Find your voice, share your story

Currently living in Berlin.

Global Performance Media, Story Coach for creatives
This Beautiful Shot is Not an Accident, podcast about storytelling for creatives

Projects:
Park Project Berlin
Mind the Gap Movie
Beard Club, the documentary

Clients:
Earthworks
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
Public Bikes
CORO, San Francisco
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition

Teaching:
Bite Sized Video, creating short video for the web
San Francisco State University, Digital Media Production Program, Demo Creation Course

Grants/Residencies/Awards:
Bizerksamt Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Projektfünderung Litchtenberg
Fleischacker Foundation
Pacific Pioneer Fund
SF Film Foundation Filmmaker Residency
Best of the Fest, Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival
Audience Award, Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema

Exhibitions:
2018
“KORPER UND HELDEN | bodies and heroes,” photo/video installation – Im Grüne Bereich
“DIE LUST AM FLIEGEN | the desire to fly,” Video, sound installation – Lilienthal Park
“PUBLIC FIGURES | making of Berlin,” and “MOVING MONUMENTS | tiergarten,” video installation, Premarts, Berlin
2017
“BERLIN FROM ABOVE | on the s-bahn”, video installation, Fenster Flugel, Projektraum Ventilator, Berlin
“Love,” video Umgemutlich, WBB Willner-Brauerei, Berlin
2016
“Priceless,” Milk Bar, Oakland, New Urbanism Film Festival, LA, Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema, San Francisco
Dialogues in Transit micro-video series, Instagram
2015
“The Art of Carrying Things,” Gigantic Bicycle Film Festival, Seattle, Rochester BikeFilmFest, New York
2013
“Beard Club,” Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, Arkansas, premiere
2011
“Love,” sound/video installation, San Francisco home
2010
“Beard Club,” Temescal Street Cinema, Oakland, CA, sneak peak