Professional Freelance Cinematographer
Lucas Hastings is a professional cinematographer with a lifetime of experience capturing and creating stories through the lens. His dedication to the pursuit of perfection has led him to becoming one of the most highly respected and sought-after filmmakers in the region. He is best known for his attention to detail and unwillingness to compromise on quality. Lucas has shot countless commercials, weddings, and promotions for a wide range of clients, and has worked with many well-known organizations across the country.
Background & Experience
A Delaware native, Lucas attended business school and began his career in construction management. He started filming weddings in 2012, and by 2017 was filming more than 25 weddings annually. He graduated from Full Sail University with a Bachelor’s in Digital Cinematography. He was awarded course director awards in both Producing and Art History as well as graduated Valedictorian. Lucas currently works as a freelance filmmaker and is developing an independent documentary film series.
As an active member of the community, Lucas serves on several committees, is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, and a supporter of the National Federation of Independent Business. He is an avid traveler and spends much of his time visiting new places around the world, always with a camera in his hand. Between travels, he can often be found learning a new skill, or enjoying a Stanley Kubrick film.
Brands & Affiliations
In addition to freelance cinematography, Lucas operates two personal brands. Video In Progress, started in 2012, is a wedding cinematography brand that produces story-focused wedding films. Lucas also operates A Filmmaker's Story, a personal blog about his experience as a freelance filmmaker that shares insights and offers support to aspiring filmmakers. In addition to these brands, Lucas is also mentors young and aspiring filmmakers.