Lou’s work as a story strategist and independent filmmaker offers a glimpse into his commitment to smart, strong narrative and visual arts. He has served hundreds of clients, producing thousands of video moments, that carry meaningful ideas to audiences. Lou is an award-winning, Emmy-nominated documentary director (In The Wake Of Giants– Amazon Prime), merging his insatiable curiosity with a longing for exploration.

Lou balances his work as a commercial digital story maker for his client base with his collaborative efforts in development of feature-length documentaries.

He writes, directs, and produces roughly 15 – 20 individual projects, often with multiple deliverables that result in an average of 80 – 100 videos per year.

Lou is currently developing the 90-minute documentary film, Altered State will uncover the negative environmental effects of cannabis cultivation in California. He is co-producer and director for About Face, a feature documentary (also under development), that follows and celebrates the sacrifices of women peacekeepers facing crisis situations around the world.

Lou Douros forges ideas, memories, experiences, and emotions into compelling stories that move an audience toward a mix of action, belief, and enlightenment.

Video Portfolio

Jada Windows Stop Motion: Br…

Product Videos - Sacramento, CA

This short video was completed with a skeletal crew and limited budget. We were able to set the product hero… View the Video

Stand In That River: Brandin…

Product Videos - Sacramento, CA

This was a bit of a dream project. Nevada Irrigation District gave me a lot of freedom as a filmmaker… View the Video


Primary Roles
  • Producer
  • Editor
  • Camera Operator
Secondary Roles
  • Pre Production
  • Writer
  • Crew Support
  • Assistant Camera
  • Assistant Director
  • Director
  • Director of Photography
  • Field Producer
  • Onsite Editor
  • Post Production
  • Motion Graphics


  • Phantom
  • GoPro
  • Sony A7S
  • Sony FS7
  • Canon Lenses
Grip & Lighting
  • Small Light Kit
Camera Support
  • DJI Ronin
  • Slider
  • Teleprompter
  • Tripod
  • Boom Mic
  • Wireless Lavelier Kit


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