Lukas Colombo is a multi-award winning film director and cinematographer with a strong passion for his craft. Raised in Santiago, Chile, Lukas is a widely traveled individual, fluent in both the Spanish and English languages, and fervently committed to excellence, innovation, and integrity.
He studied Cinema and Television at Palm Beach Atlantic University where he was honored as the “Outstanding Graduate in Entertainment Media.” That same year, he founded Moai Films, a production company that has produced numerous projects from commercials and music videos to narrative films and documentaries. He has received over a dozen international and national awards for his narrative work, and his music videos have been viewed millions of times online via MTV, VEVO and VH1. His feature film debut premiered at LA Live Regal Cinema’s Premiere House in Los Angeles, California in 2014. His numerous short films continue to collect awards and festival selections around the world. In 2016 Lukas worked closely with digital cinema company and manufacturer, Blackmagic Design, to put to the test and showcase their newest camera sensor technology. In 2017 he completed a 20 episode TV series which was broadcast across the globe. He is currently collaborating with Dolby Laboratories to push the boundaries of high dynamic range cinematography and storytelling. As a highly respected director of photography, Lukas has presented internationally and at industry events and panels across the USA giving talks on the subjects of cinematography and storytelling.
As the head of Moai Films, he has seen the successful completion of over 200 client projects in the last 5 years and currently resides in the Greater Los Angeles Area with his loving wife and 3 kids.