Lou is an Emmy nominated writer and director.
His film, In the Wake of Giants, (2012, 16min, and 24min) gives audiences an exclusive view from inflatable boats with courageous large-mammal disentanglement teams who risk their lives to cut humpback whales free from ocean debris.
The premiere screening of In the Wake of Giants at the Blue Ocean Film Festival won Best Marine Sanctuary Film, and was nominated for best original score. The film went on to receive other recognition, including Best Conservation Film, San Francisco Ocean Film Festival, and the Juror's Award at Pelagos Film Festival, Rome. In the Wake of Giants aired internationally on PBS's “Natural Heroes”.
Lou has been producing films and documentaries for more than three decades in China, South America, Southeast Asia, East Africa, Europe, and the wilds of Alaska. His work frequently takes him into high-risk situations to tell stories of hope despite unlikely odds.
In 2015, together with cinematographer and co-producer, John Northrup, Lou directed three short artist profile films featuring sculptors who are creating a permanent art experience in Folsom, CA honoring legendary musician, Johnny Cash.
Journey to Peace (60min; Star Television, Asia, 1998) and The Birth of Peace (60min; International broadcasts: Europe and Africa, 2001) have been seen by audiences around the world. Lou managed all creative, budgets, and crews for the two broadcast specials.
Based in Northern CA, Lou Douros helps his corporate clients make and share their stories through feature-length films and micro-documentaries. His work has been screened by every imaginable type of audience from mobile to theatrical viewers around the world.