CREDITS

"Fatal Instinct"

Feature  Film (Showtime)

Director / Writer

Richard Burgi, Ivan Sergei, Drew Fuller, Dominique Swain, Masiela Lusha.


"April Rain"

Feature  Film (Showtime)

Director / Writer

Ming Na Wen, Luke Goss, Ryan Guzman, Ally Walker, Andrew Keegan, with Doug Savant and Vincent Spano. 


"Edge of Salvation"

Feature Film (MTI, iTunes)

Director / Writer

 

Charlene Tilton, Jeremy London and Jonathan Lipnicki.



"Aspiring Hollywood" (web series) 

Web Series
Director, Producer

 

“Aspiring Hollywood” is a talk-show format, web series.  Established industry actors, producers, writers, directors, musicians and executives talk about their journey and give advice to new talent. Emerging talent is also featured.

 

"The Operative" (TV Pilot - Teleplay) 

Co-Producer 

FBC, Sony Television, Apostle Pictures

 

Developed and sold this one-hour TV pilot concept to Sony Television and Fox Broadcasting. A script was ordered. 

 


"On Screen" (TV Show - National Syndication) 

Producer 

TLN (Total Living Network)

 

Produced four seasons of this one-hour  television talk-show featuring some of Hollywoods television and movie icons. Total Living Network is a Chicago based nationally syndicated cable provider.

 

"Total Living With Jerry Rose " (TV Show - National Syndication) 

Producer 

TLN (Total Living Network)

 

Produced several episodes of this one-hour television talk-show. Total Living Network is a Chicago based nationally syndicated cable provider.

 

 

"Scared" (feature - released) 

Writer, Producer 

HBO, Blockbuster, Hollywood Video

 

Developed, wrote and produced “Scared” aka: “Cut Throat” shot at Sony Pictures Studios and was released through Blockbuster, Hollywood Video and HBO Asia as well as in other foreign markets.

 

"Placebo Effect" (feature - released) 

Writer, Producer 

 

Phaedra Cinema, Theatrical Release - Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, Pittsburgh, New York, Chicago 

 

Developed, wrote and produced “Placebo Effect” winner of Best Original Screenplay, Best Picture & Best Cinematography at the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival. It went on to a limited theatrical release and played at Carmike Theaters, Pittsburg, Harkins Theaters, Arizona, Laemmle Theaters, Los Angeles, Family Circle Theaters, Portland, OR, and sold in the foreign markets as well as in the domestic video market.

 

"Madam Secretary"

Episode 412 -- CBS

Director Shadow

"Designated Survivor"

Episode 210 -- ABC

Director Shadow

"Scorpion"

Episode 407 -- CBS

Director Shadow

"Ravens Home"

Episode 110 & 112 -- Disney

Director Shadow​

"DGA TV Director Development" (2017 - 2018)

Directors Guild of America

Director Participant (Official Selection)

"American Asset"

TV Pilot

Writer

"The Controllers" 

TV Pilot

Writer (Official Selection & Participant in the PGA Power of Diversity Program)

"Revelation" (2015)

TV Pilot

Writer

HOST / SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS / LECTURER

 

"3rd & Fairfax" PODCAST (2018 - 2019)

Writers Guild of America West

Host

Episode 166- Edward Norton, Actor, Writer, Director, Producer "Motherless Brooklyn" 11/26/19

Luciano interviews writer, director, and actor Ed Norton about his new feature film Motherless Brooklyn.

Episode 158 - Marc Guggenheim, Showrunner

"DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow" 9/19/19

 

Luciano Saber talks with EP, writer Marc Guggenheim (DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow) about his career and the new Amazon series Carnival Row.

Episode 141- Krista Vernoff, Showrunner

ABC "Grey's Anatomy." 2/28/19


WGA member & host, Luciano Saber speaks with Krista Vernoff (Shameless, Private Practice, Charmed) about her career, creative process, and journey to become showrunner/EP of ABC’s long-running hit drama series Grey’s Anatomy.

 

Episode 128 - David Schulner, Showrunner

NBC "New Amsterdam" 12/27/18

 

Executive Producer and Creator of NBC "New Amsterdam" DAVID SCHULNER discusses the TV show and his career with Luciano Saber.

Episode 120 - David Lowrey, Wrier/Director of "The Old Man & the Gun" starring Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek 11/08/18

 

Writer/Director David Lowery discusses his latest feature film "The Old Man & the Gun" starring Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek with WGA writer and host Luciano Saber.

Episode 114 - Erica Messer, Showrunner

CBS "Criminal Minds"  09/27/18

Criminal Minds showrunner Erica Messer discusses her career and climb up the TV writing ladder to executive producer with Luciano Saber.

Episode 112 – Lauren LeFranc, Showrunner

YouTube Originals "Impulse"  09/06/18

 

Luciano Saber talks with showrunner-writer Lauren LeFranc (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Chuck) about her career and her new YouTube show Impulse.​

DGA Latino Committee Member (current)

WGA Latino Committe Member (current)

University of California, Northridge Guest Speaker & Lecturer (2017, 2018, 2019)

UCLA Extension Screenwriting Instructor

(2007 - 2011)

AWARD​S

Best Original Screenplay

"Placebo Effect"

New York International Independent Film & Video Festival

Award of Merit 

"Edge of Salvation"

Accolade Competition

OTHER ACCOLADES & RECOGNITION

ABC Directing Program - Director Finalist 

ABC Directing Fall Series - Director Participant 

CBS Directing Program - Director Finalist