Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams? -Alfred Lord Tennyson
Company
Mixed Reel Productions
Luke Donnelly is an award-winning 23 year old writer, director, and producer, currently attending Western University in the Honours Specialization of Criminology.
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.
Official Selection for Best Screenplay
Ophelia
Rom Independent Prisma Awards
Rome, Italy
2020
Top 10 Best Writers Globally
The Wayward Soldiers
Oaxaca Film Festival
Oaxaca, Mexico
2019
Top 10 Best Historical Scripts Worldwide
The Wayward Soldiers
Cannes Film Festival
Cannes, France
2019
Finalist for Best Screenplay
The Wayward Soldiers
Austin Revolution Film Festival
Austin, Texas
2019
Top 15 Best Emerging Writers Globally
The Plantation
Oaxaca FilmFest
Oaxaca, Mexico
2018
Semi-finalist for Best Screenplay of the year
The Plantation
Filmmatic Screenplay Awards
Los Angeles, California
2018
Official Finalist for Best Script Globally
The Plantation
Oaxaca FilmFest
Oaxaca, Mexico.
2018
Best Feature Screenplay
The Plantation
Hollywood Boulevard Film Festival
Los Angeles, California
2018
Top 10 Best Unproduced Screenplays in Canada
The Plantation
Canadian Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2018
Official Selection for Best Feature Screenplay
The Plantation
Finish Line Script Competition
United States
2018
Official Finalist for Best Feature Screenplay
The Plantation
Canadian Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario
2018
Official Finalist for Best Feature Screenplay
The Plantation
California Film Awards
San Diego, California
2018
College
Fanshawe College
Dramatic Arts
20142016
College
Western University
Honours Specialization in Criminology
2016Present
High School
Medway High School
20102014
Birth Date
July 30, 1996
Birth City
London, Ontario
Current City
London, Ontario
Hometown
Ilderton, Ontario
Height
5'8"
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Caucasian
Eye Color
Blue
Zodiac Sign
Leo
Became one of the youngest writers to receive the Top 15 Best Emerging Writers Across the Globe under the age of 30.
Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams? -Alfred Lord Tennyson
Company
Mixed Reel Productions
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