Luke Snellin

Director and writer for TV and film


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Biography

Luke is an award-winning director for TV and film.

His recent credits include award-winning My Mad Fat Diary, two standalone episodes of Russell T Davies new series Banana for E4.  He is currently in post-production on Fried, a BBC3 comedy series for Two Brothers Pictures and Bwark starring Katy Wix and Imran Yusuf.

Luke’s previous work includes short films Mixtape (BAFTA nominated, Grand Prize winner at Virgin Media Shorts), Disco (selected at Oscar qualifying film festivals in the US and long listed for a BAFTA in 2012) and Jess/Jim for the Old Vic New Voices' first ever 24 Hour Short Film.

He was also one of the selected directors for the 2013 season of C4’s Coming Up strand.

CV

TV

Director

Fried
6 x 30'
Creator Harry and Jack Williams
Producer Sarah Hammond
Writer Harry and Jack Williams
Starring
  • Imran Yusuf
  • Simon Greenall
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    Comedy series for BBC Three set in a fried chicken shop

    Two Brothers Pictures / Bwark for BBC Three
    Pre production
     
    Banana
    2 x 30'
    Creator Russell T Davies
     
    An 8 part drama series for E4 written and created by Russell T Davies
    Red Production Company for E4
     
    Starring
  • Sarah Hadland
  • Russell Tovey
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    Big Talk Productions for ITV2
     
     

    Luke directed episodes 3 and 4 of the second series of Rae Earl's My Mad Fat Diary for E4

    Tiger Aspect for Channel 4
     
    Writer Line Lindergarten
    Starring
  •  

    Standalone film Sink or Swim feature as part of Channel 4's Coming Up series 2013

    Touchpaper for Channel 4
     

    Film

    Director

     
    A music video for Cloud Control's "Death Cloud"

     
     
    Short created as part of the Old Vic New Voices 24 Hour Film
    Old Vic New Voices
     

    Writer & Director

    Producer Michael Berliner
     

    Original feature


    In Development
     
    Producer James Sorton
     
    Short film to promote Virgin Media Shorts competition
    Virgin Media Shorts
     
    Starring
  • Izzy Meikle Small
  • Charlie Rowe
  • Lil Woods
  •  
    Film about a boy's year nine school disco
    2AM Films
     

    Writer & Director & Producer

    Patrick
    Nominated for Best Newcomer at Rushes
    Starring
  • Ross Bailey
  • Owen Ewen
  • Barbara Joslyn
  • Freddie Rose
  •  
    Film about a little boy being bullied at school until a mystery birthday present teaches him something extraordinary
    Luti Media
     
    Mixtape
    Nominated BAFTA: Best Short Film
    Starring
  • Charlotte Beaumont
  • Kate Miles
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    Film about a boy who woos his next door neighbour with a mixtape