Luke
Snellin

Director and writer for television & film.

As a film-maker Luke was named one of Screen International’s ‘Stars of Tomorrow' and one of Broadcast Magazine's 'Hot Shots'.

An experienced TV drama director his credits include Wanderlust for BBC One and Netflix, The A Word for BBC Two and Russell T Davies' Banana for E4.

He is director of the opening episodes of forthcoming Sky Atlantic drama Temple, starring Mark Strong.

Currently, Luke is directing the feature film adaptation of John Green, Lauren Myracle, and Maureen Johnson's young adult novel Let It Snow for Netflix.

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Film

Writer & Director & Producer 

Mixtape
Nominated BAFTA: Best Short Film
Starring
  • Bill Milner
  • Charlotte Beaumont
  • Kate Miles
  • Film about a boy who woos his next door neighbour with a mixtape.

    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

    Director 

    Producer Dylan Clark
    Starring
  • Isabela Moner
  • Odeya Rush
  • Adaptation of  the bestselling YA book by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle.

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

    Writer & Director 

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

    Television

    Director 

    Temple
    3 x 60'
    Producer Liza Marshall & Barney Reisz
    Writer Mark O'Rowe
    Starring
  • Mark Strong
  • Drama about a surgeon desperately trying to find a cure for his dying wife. English-language adaptation of hit Norwegian series Valkyrien.

    Hera Pictures for Sky
    Wanderlust
    3 x 60'
    Creator Nick Payne
    Producer Roanna Benn
    Starring
  • Toni Collette
  • Steven Mackintosh
  • Zawe Ashton
  • New drama by award-winning writer Nick Payne about love, lust and relationships in contemporary Britain.

    Drama Republic for BBC One
    Producer Jenny Frayn
    Writer Peter Bowker
    Starring
  • Christopher Eccleston
  • Morven Christie
  • Lee Ingleby
  • Second series of The A Word, from BAFTA-winning writer Peter Bowker.

    Fifty Fathoms for BBC One
    Producer Eric Coulter
    Writer Tony Grounds
    Starring
  • Michelle Keegan
  • Luke Pasqualino
  • Series following an army medic at a refugee camp in Nairobi.

    BBC for BBC 1
    Creator Andy Yerlett
    Producer Jenna Jones
    Starring
  • Sarah Hadland
  • Ardal O'Hanlon
  • Family comedy

    Left Bank Pictures
    Banana
    2 x 30'
    Creator Russell T Davies
    Producer Emily Feller
    Starring
  • Freddie Fox
  • Luke Newbury
  • An 8 part drama series for E4 written and created by Russell T Davies. 

    Red Production Company for E4
    Creator Claire Downes, Stuart Lane and Ian Jarvis
    Starring
  • Sarah Hadland
  • Russell Tovey
  • A comedy about the daily troubles of staff at a job centre.

    Big Talk Productions for ITV2
    Writer Line Lindergarten

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

    Touchpaper for Channel 4
    Creator Rae Earl
    Producer Marianne Buckland
    Writer Tom Bidwell
    Starring
  • Claire Rushbrook
  • Sharon ROoney
  • Hit series about teenager Rae, based on book of the same name.

    Tiger Aspect for Channel 4
    Fried
    6 x 30'
    Creator Harry and Jack Williams
    Producer Sarah Hammond
    Writer Harry and Jack Williams
    Starring
  • Imran Yusuf
  • Simon Greenall
  • Comedy series for BBC Three set in a fried chicken shop

    Two Brothers Pictures / Bwark for BBC Three