Lucinda Bruce is an Award Winning Australian Film Producer with a background in Acting, Production and Broadcast. She has produced Shorts, Music Videos and several Feature films that have completed the festival circuit and have been nominated for and won awards internationally.
Already well-established as a prominent film producer and as one of the growing voices for women in film in her homeland of Australia, Lucinda Bruce is now emerging as a leader in Hollywood as the formidable producer behind Lady of the Light Productions. Bruce's uncanny ability to bypass institutional gate keeping and to build personal relationships with talent on every level of Hollywood's power structure has already started reshaping the expectations of what is possible in the independent film community. Some recent projects such as the wrestling documentary 350 Days: The Movie (2018) became one of Amazon's best-selling documentary films, with Independent features, The Party Bus (2021) set for worldwide release later this year and Evan Wood (2021) recently starting the festival circuit run by having its World Premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
Past projects include festival selection & Leo Nominated feature film "FSM" (Indiecan10k Challenge), Cannes Short Film Corner screened short "A Family of Ghosts" (Crazy8's), Leo Nominated short "The Starlight Heist" and London International Short Film Festival Winner, “Killing Christmas”.
College
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Audio Visual Technology
20012003
High School
McKinnon Secondary College
19921997
Birth Date
January 23, 1980
Birth City
Melbourne
Current City
Melbourne
Hometown
Melbourne, Victoria
Height
165cms
Gender
Female
Ethnicity
Caucasian
Eye Color
Hazel
Zodiac Sign
Aquarius
Married To
Who has time for that?
Children
I make films, not babies.
PREVIOUS FESTIVAL SELECTIONS, NOMINATIONS & AWARDS
FSM (2016):
• WORLD PREMIERE, Whistler Film Festival, December 2015
• US PREMIERE, BoomTown Film & Music Festival, TX, USA, February 2016
- 2nd PLACE BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE
• VANCOUVER PREMIERE, Vancouver International Women in Film Festival, March 2016
• International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema, Nice, France, May 2016 Nominations:
- Best Feature Film
- Best Director - Melanie Jones
- Best Lead Actor - Vanessa Crouch
- Best Supporting Actor - Sean Aiken
- Best Supporting Actress - Jessica Heafey
- Best Cinematography - Shawn Seifert
- Best Original Screenplay - Melanie Jones
• Leo Awards Nominations:
- Best Editing in a Motion Picture
- Best Directing in a Motion Picture
• TORONTO PREMIERE, Female Eye Film Festival, June 2016


THE STARLIGHT HEIST (2015) was nominated for BEST COSTUME DESIGN SHORT DRAMA at the 2015 Leo Awards in Canada.
KILLING CHRISTMAS (2017) won the Grand Jury Prize at the London International Short Film Festival in 2019 (image above shows other selections and nominations)
CHOIR GIRL (2018) was nominated in several categories and won Best Composition and received a Certificate of Highest Distinction at the 2021 Australian Industry Network Awards and Nominated for Best Producer Feature Film for CHOIR GIRL
A FAMILY OF GHOSTS (2016) Crazy 8’s finalist was an official selection of the Bermuda International Film Festival in 2017 and appeared in the Cannes Short Film Corner in 2017.
THE CASE OF THE SHANGHAIED SONGBIRD was an official selection of the 2019 NOIR FILM FESTIVAL in the Czech Republic.
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