BIO

Sergiu Lupse is a game developer / filmmaker, based in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

He studied Photography, Cinematography & Film and has a MA in Design and Experimental Film.

Writer / director of several short films, Sergiu’s film work shifts between live action fiction, animation & experimental forms. His stories are rooted in everyday life while exploring for doorways into fantastic worlds, places where the normal meets the supernatural.

AWARDS

2014
FFEST - Special Jury Award, Cluj-Napoca (RO)
Filmul de Piatra - Best Fiction Film, Piatra-Neamț (RO)
2013
FFEST - Special Jury Mention, Cluj-Napoca (RO)
2012
FFEST - Very Short Film - 3rd place, Cluj-Napoca, (RO)
2008
CEC Artslink Fellowship, New York (US)
Filmmaker in Residence, Austin Film Society, Austin, (US)

FILMOGRAPHY

2016    THE MAN HOLDING THE ELEVATOR (short film) - Director / Editor / Producer 
2014    
ABSENT (short film) - Screenwriter / Director / Editor 
             
NIGHT PROJECTION (animation) - Director / Animator 
2013    
TATAL NOSTRU (short film) - Director 
2012    
THE NOISE OF THE DAY (experimental) - Director / Editor 
2011    
10TH FLOOR (short film) - Director / Camera / Editor 
2010    
REMNANT (short film) - Co-director / Editor 
2009    
PRAYER FOR SAKARTVELO (video installation) - Co-director / Editor
2008    
BREATH (animation) - Director / Editor 
2007    
EXCERPT (animation) - Director / Editor 
2006    
GLOW (short film) - Writer / Director / Editor 
             
TRACE / SHADOW (short film) - Screenwriter / Director / Editor 
2005    
STAINS (experimental) - Director / Editor 
2004    
RELATIV (short film) - Screenwriter / Director / Editor 
2003    
TIME LAPSE (experimental) - Director / Editor