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|Born||Luke Edward Anthony
|Occupation||Actor, producer, writer, director, set decorator|
Luke Anthony is an Australian actor, writer, director and production designer who made his screen debut in Luna and the Moon After graduating from acting school Luke was cast in the television series The Wayne Manifesto a children's comedy/drama for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). He then worked for the ABC series Head Start, which aired in Australia and in France. His stage work includes Aristophanes' Birds at the iconic Sydney Opera House for the Olympic Arts Festival.
His film work was highlighted with his lead role in the film Luna and the Moon, which was financed by Screen Australia. It went on to screen nationally at the Sydney Mardi Gras Film Festival and internationally at the New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Film Festival in New York where he received excellent feedback from festival directors for his brave performance as a transgender woman. The film then sold to Movieola in Canada and received an international broadcast credit. Luke has also worked in the UK on two film projects that were overseen by Academy Award nominated director Mike Leigh.
Luke is also an accomplished set decorator working predominantly on the highest rating television show in Australian history MasterChef Australia. This show was the template for the format that has since been sold to 30 countries internationally and Luke's work is replicated in these countries. His resume as a set decorator includes Masterchef Australia Series 1/2/3/4, Junior MasterChef Australia Series 1/2, Celebrity MasterChef Australia Series 1, The Biggest Loser Series 4 and Farmer Wants a Wife.
Luke is also an accomplished writer and director, having been funded by New South Wales Film and Television Office for his short film White Bread which was mentored by Neil Armfield. This went on to screen in France, Germany and in Australia where it won the SBS Broadcast Award at Flickerfest. It proceeded to be purchased for broadcast by SBS in Australia. His other short film Composure was funded by Screen Australia and screened at São Paulo International Film Festival in Brazil.
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