Luke Donnelly is an award-winning 24 year old writer, director, and producer, who recently graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an Honours Specialization Degree in Criminology as well as a two-year diploma specializing in Theatre Arts.
His first short film, "Mixed", which he wrote, directed, and produced is currently in Post-production.
His first feature screenplay "The Plantation", has received numerous awards and consideration at film festivals and writing competitions across the globe. Some of his awards include: "Top 10 Best Unproduced Screenplays of Canada" at the Canadian Film Festival, "Top 10 Independent Screenwriters of Canada", "Official Selection for Best Screenplay of the year" at the Hollywood Boulevard Film Festival, "Official Selection for Best Script Globally" and "Top 15 Best Emerging Writers Globally" both from the Oaxaca Film Festival in Mexico.
Luke's second feature screenplay, "The Wayward Soldiers", was selected as a finalist for the "Top 10 Best Historical Stories across the globe" at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as a finalist for the "Top Screenplays of 2019" at the Austin Revolution Film Festival.