Chelsea Lupkin is a storyteller and an active member of the online film community. She has a passion for short films and is a Senior Programmer and editorial writer for 'Short of the Week'. She is also the Lead Creative Video Producer and an original member of the Delish team, an award-winning Hearst food site that spans across many platforms.
She grew up in the small town of Yardley, Pennsylvania and later attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to pursue a degree in Fine Arts. She has since taken on the roles of directer, writer, and cinematographer for editorial, branded and independent projects. She has produced short films, comedy sketches, live productions, commercials, and documentaries for major media outlets including MTV, Delish, Elle, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, VH1, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, and Fusion.
In 2018, her short film, Lucy’s Tale, had its World Premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival, one of the biggest genre film festivals in the world, showcasing science fiction, horror, and fantasy. Over 100,000 festival-goers attend Fantasia in Montreal, and the festival has attracted over a million spectators over its duration. Her film is currently on its festival run and had its U.S. Premiere at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival in October 2018.