Linus Ignatius is an actor and a filmmaker based in NYC. His native tongue is English, but he also speaks German, Spanish, Chinese, and some Portuguese. He attended film school in the Czech Republic, and he has directed film work for The Wooster Group, The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, RYOT films, Prague Film and Theater Center, and The Generations Project.

He most recently had co-star appearances on The Blacklist (NBC) and Law and Order: SVU (NBC). He also landed the lead role in Shemie Reut's new feature film, Faking Real (Firelane).  Other recent acting credits include: Mysteries at the Museum (Travel Channel), Hamlet (Red Mermaid Productions), Jerker (Queer Stages), Cymbeline (The Brick), Horse (Planet Connections).

His short film, MASS, a psychological dark comedy about body dysmorphia, premiered at Newfest 2019. His film UPPER premiered at the NY Shorts Independent Film Festival 2019. His documentary memoir POSITIVE has shown in festivals in Berlin, London, and had its NYC premiere at The 30Under30 Festival in partnership with the U.N. His music video NIGHT SPIRITS also screened at The Manhattan Independent Film Festival.

He is founder of the immersive event Zerstört, and runs a production company called The Elliott Collective.


written and directed by Linus Ignatius, 2019

© 2018