Luke Eve

Director for film and television

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Biography

Luke Eve began his career as a freelance photographer. He graduated from the Australian Film Television and Radio School in 2005 and in the same year won Tropfest with his short film Australian Summer.

He later established his own production company, More Sauce and went on to direct five short films including Cockroach, a 14-minute visual effects loaded film that has gone on to screen at over 40 International Film Festivals and win over a dozen awards. In 2010 he began directing television shows such as Dave in The Life, SEX: An Unnatural History and the landmark documentary series Great Southern Land which landed him an ADG nomination for best direction in a documentary TV series.

In 2014 Luke created, produced and directed the online series, Low Life: A Black Comedy About Depression. It has gone on to win over 20 major festival awards and has recently sold to Amazon Prime and CanalPlay. He has just completed directing and producing the follow up series, High Life which was Executive Produced by Stephen Fry and Sprout Pictures. The series has already sold to Channel 9 in Australia, CanalPlay in Europe and Fullscreen in the USA and has already won over 20 major film festival awards including 6 Best Director Awards. It was recently nominated for the prestigious AACTA Awards for Best Online Series and it also took out the Web Series World Cup for 2017 for being the most awarded and successful web series on the festival circuit.

Earlier in the year he directed a pilot for another online series which he also co-created and co wrote, Mourners, Inc produced by New Form Digital. The pilot is currently being pitched around Hollywood to cable and digital platforms.

His next series, FRED, about a social media messiah will be co-produced by his production company More Sauce and Blackpills to be filmed in the USA.

In between TV projects, he also directs high-end commercials and music videos and has a number of feature film projects in development.