Luke Sabis
 

Luke Sabis was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Richmond Hill, Queens, NY. He graduated from St. John's University with a degree in Computer Science. Early in his adult life he worked as a Computer Programmer by day, and pursued his musical dreams at night with his band, “The Take.” He wrote and played original Rock songs, showcasing at clubs such as CBGB's, The Bitter End and Kenny's Castaways. Luke continued his stage career as an actor on the Off Off Broadway stages of New York City, including a stint with the Curan Repertory Company, led by Ken Terrell.

Luke Sabis

When hit by hard financial times and unemployment, Luke followed his dream by moving west. In California, he turned his attention towards filmmaking. While paying the bills as a part time Massage Therapist at the Burke Williams Day Spa in Hollywood, Luke went through the Cinema Program at LACC. Soon after, he was working on his first film, “Missing Child” calling on all his artistic skills gathered over the years. In his directorial feature film debut, he also co-wrote, acted and composed the score. “Missing Child” premiered at the 2014 Boston International Film Festival where it won two awards, including the “Special Recognition Award for Directing” for Luke. It went on to win the, “Best Feature Award” at the Beyond the Beaten Path Film Festival. It was also an Official Selection of the Big Island Film Festival in Hawaii, and the Dances With Films festival, in Hollywood.

On the set of Missing Child

As, “Missing Child” continues its film festival circuit, Luke is finishing off the script for his next feature film, “Ghost Tenant.” He has also just completed the short film, “Ghost Tenant” which will be making it's film festival premiere in 2015.

 

Charles Gorgano Luke Sabis on the set of Ghost Tenant

 

Missing Child poster