Portia Lundie filmmaker

Portia Lundie
© 2019 Photo by A. Rosenberg

Portia Lundie is an interdisciplinary creative and educator from New York.

Raised in the Bronx and educated on the Upper East Side—think Gossip Girl meets Get Out—Portia uses comedy, film, and fantasy to tell vivid stories about coming of age, American society, corruption, and witchcraft. 

  • alumna of The Hewitt School (2010) and Wesleyan University (2014)

  • recipient of the Diversity Scholarship at The Magnet Theater (2018) and Upright Citizens Brigade (2019)

  • formally trained in sketch writing, musical improv, film production, video editing, voice, ballet, modern dance, & aerial apparatus

  • weekly performer with @salem.improv

  • crossword constructor for the New York Times

  • volunteer organizer with The Tenants Association in Harlem, advocating tenants' rights since 2018



Washington Post: What it's like to create crosswords as a Black woman.


MTV's "Misconceptions About Eating Disorders: Rethinking Misconceptions"


The New York Times, 'Scenter' of the Face

Xword Info, New York Times Crossword Review 

Grant Supports Partnership between Cognitive Development Lab, CT Science Center

Portia is currently employed as a freelance filmmaker and private tutor. [Resume]


Please contact portia@portialundie.com for writing samples, reels, and portfolios.

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