Luke is a graduate of the Australian Film Television and Radio School. Soon after, he established his own production company, More Sauce, and went on to direct five short films including Cockroach, and Australian Summer which won Tropfest – the world’s largest short film festival. In 2010 he began directing television 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 went on to win over 20 major festival awards and was sold to Amazon Prime and CanalPlay. In 2017 he completed directing and producing the follow up series, High Life which was Executive Produced by Stephen Fry. The series has won over 30 major awards including Best Digital Original at C21 Content London and was also nominated for an AACTA Award. It took out the Web Series World Cup for 2017 for being the most awarded and successful web series of 2017. The series has sold to BBC3, Channel 9, CanalPlay and Fullscreen. He has four other digital series in different stages of development and finance in the USA, UK, Spain and Australia. And he is currently prepping to shoot his first feature film, I Met A Girl, in Australia early next year.
At 13 years old, YouTube is a fully-fledged teenager, and one of an ever-growing number of internet-delivered content platforms. It’s time to stop calling these online platforms ‘new’ and embrace the many different ways of financing and distributing content that they offer outside the traditional system. The panel has bypassed the traditional marketplace and found […]