Shay Van Lue


Shay Van Lue

/ Director

Born 1999
Residence Chicago
Education Columbia College Chicago
Instrument Saxophone

My Story

Shay Van Lue is a Senior Cinema Directing student at Columbia College Chicago. Shay’s storytelling centers on investigating the underbelly of society, bringing new light to both classic themes and controversial subjects.

I don't think I've ever worked on a project where someone is this passionate and has really thought through all the characters and how they are going to relate. - JR

My Filmography

  • Year Film Title Description
  • 2021 Rent Boy A gay porn director must provide fresh meat to a hungry stockbroker, but when he preys on a distant childhood friend, the last thing he expects is falling in love.
  • 2020 Takeoff A young boy with a passion for aviation struggles to connect with his mother in the wake of his father's death, but one night his whimsical babysitter changes his life forever.

My Award

  • Year Film Title Award(s)
  • 2020 Takeoff Official Selection, Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival