Lina Larson
Director, Screenwriter
Lina Larson is a German-American narrative and documentary filmmaker who strives to tell daring and off-kilter female-driven stories.

Lina graduated from LMU’s Film Production and Screenwriting programs in 2020. She has crafted three short films and continues to write and direct independent projects. She is currently branching out from independent narrative film to direct commercials and music videos in the near future. 

Her first short film, The Oval Portrait, won three international film festivals in 2019 and was shot while studying abroad at the Budapest Film Academy.

Lina is mentored by director Ry Russo-Young - Before I Fall (2017) and The Sun Is Also A Star (2019) - and continues to assist in her work.

Rogue is Lina’s most recent short film she collaborated on with her close friend Ariana Skeeland. The film is intended to be a “proof of concept” for the feature they plan on making in the future. Rogue the short is submitted to all the major festivals throughout 2021 and had its world premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival.
Lina is currently filming a documentary feature film about the life of contemporary abstract painter Maysha Mohamedi. This film is currently in production and captures the artist's rise to fame through moments of inspiration through COVID lulls, the process of her painting method, and the glamorous gallery machine. This film is projected to be finished in 2023.