We are indie filmmakers, developing and producing original films that educate, inspire and share stories across cultures.

Butterflies of Bill Baker

Bill’s seemingly fulfilling and simple life is disrupted by a night terror disorder that can only be relieved with a unique, dangerous, and mind-altering technology.

Premiered at Manhattan Film Festival, 2013. Screened at KahBang, Marbella, Chain NYC and Brooklyn Film Festivals.

Starring Will Chase, Marin Hinkle, Sterling Jerins, Zuzanna Szadkowski and Richard Short.



Feature. Distributed by Running Bear Media. Available on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and Vimeo. 

Get Happy

A perpetually miserable man finds happiness when he starts dating a manic pixie dream girl, to the befuddlement of his cynical best friend.

Screened at the Manhattan Film Festival, 2015

Starring Chris Riggi, Adam LaVorgne, Rebecca Blumhagen, Jordan Lane Price and Lauren Sweetser.



Completed. Feature. Seeking distribution. 

A Bengali Story

A New York based Indo-American couple decides to get married in their hometown of Kolkata, India. Guests fly in from all over the world and the fun, festivities, and most importantly chaos begins. 

Screened at Los Angeles International Film Festival, 2014.

Completed. Docu-feature. Seeking distribution. 


Shankar has recently arrived in New York City from Bangladesh. He makes a living selling roses. One day, he gets an incurable case of the hiccups…

Screened at Cannes Court Métrage – Festival de Cannes. 

Completed. Short.


While one’s shock is another’s retreat, six vastly different lives crash in an interlocking story of survival. 

In development. Feature. Contact us for more information. 


Revisiting his broken home from the past, Sanjay realizes what it will take to mend his broken home of the present.

In development. Feature. Contact us for more information. 

Underground Rush

Struggling to climb the ranks of the underground MMA fighting circuit, Curtis learns that his biggest foes are not always in the ring.

In development. Feature. Contact us for more information. 

The Word Trader

Lester Harrigan is a salesman of a most curious commodity – the word. Traumatized by an innate ability to ‘see’ into the tangle of words that make up our consciousness, he embarks on a lifelong quest to find one pivotal word that has been erased from all existence.

Screened at Cannes Court Métrage – Festival de Cannes and Manhattan Film Festival.

Completed. Short. 


Victor and Apolline, two young lovers brutally confronted with a tragedy. When one decides to abandon hope, the other refuses to abandon anything by using all the forces of his memory.

Completed. Feature. Seeking Distribution. 

Please email us at info@luminoustudios.com for any film-related inquiries and we will get back to you promptly!

Our inspiration? The firefly.


An enigmatic creature,
that is treasured and coveted
for its almost-magical power to glow.

This is what drives us at Luminoustudios. A secret ingredient.
The possession of a certain magic that sets free endless creative possibilities.