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Luc is a Sydney-based film Director, Writer and Producer.

Luc is a Sydney-based Director, Writer and Producer specialising in scripted drama and comedy. His experience with established talent brings diverse, complex characters to life on screen, with a considered cinematic style and command of storytelling honed from a background in theatre and opera on the world stage.

 

Luc made work in London for over a decade for the screen and stage; seen by international film festivals, royalty, West End audiences and millions of television viewers. He has directed  Oscar-winning actor Daniel Kaluuya in theatre work, as well as leading British talent including Samuel Barnett and Gemma Redgrave.

He cut his teeth on UK television sets observing up-close the shooting of series with Olivia Colman, (Beautiful People BBC2), Rupert Everett and  Rory Kinnear (Quacks BBC2), Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton (Psychoville BBC2) and Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley (Absolutely Fabulous BBC1) and leading directors including Jeff Greenstein, Catherine Morshead, Matt Lipsey and David Kerr, with a longstanding mentorship by legendary British Producer Jon Plowman.

 

His film, The Mermaid of Mevagissey (2019) starring acclaimed UK talent Gerard Kearns (Shameless, Chernobyl), Joe Absolom (Doc Martin) and Jessica Gunning (Pride), screened at Austin, Manchester and Leeds film festivals, among others.

Luc's first film, Specimen (2016), made while still a student at The London Film School, screened at the BFI London in official selection at the BFI Flare Festival, garnering international attention.

He has also shot several genre-bending opera films.

Luc was Artistic Director of the Coronation Festival Gala at Buckingham Palace, an outdoor, multimedia concert of stars performed for The Queen and an audience of 20,000, with a primetime BBC1 broadcast that notched up 7 million viewers.

He has worked extensively as an Associate Director on productions at the Royal Opera House, English National Opera and Young Vic Theatre.

Luc is a Masters graduate of The London Film School, and the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Australia.

Having recently completed a Screen NSW Director's Attachment on upcoming ABC / Fremantle drama series Barons (attached to series directors Shawn Seet, Fadia Abboud and Taylor Steele), Luc is currently developing his first feature film with Producer Dean Francis.

 

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