Luke Massey

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Luke Massey
Born Luke Morrison [1]
(1984-06-12) 12 June 1984 (age 34) [2]
Bristol [3]
Residence Liverpool
Nationality British
Occupation Film director and screenwriter,
Years active 1992–present
Home town Liverpool,

Luke Massey was born 12 June 1984 (as Luke Morrison), is a British screenwriter and film director, known for making movies such as Armistice (2011) and 500 Miles North (2014).

Early career[edit]

The Morrison family moved to Stratford-Upon-Avon, where his father Campbell Morrison (1952-2008) worked as an actor with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Luke worked as a camera trainee with the BBC straight from school,[4] and then as D.O.P on several short films for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

In 2008, he wrote and filmed a short film called "Within The Woods" made under £10,000 new "zombie" horror movie.[5] It stars Lorraine Pilkington and James Chalmers.[6] It was filmed at Ragley Hall, Alcester, also in the woods around Wroxton, Banbury, and in Leamington.[7]

In 2011, Luke wrote and directed his first feature, Armistice (originally called Warhouse), starring Joseph Morgan and Matt Ryan. A month after completing Armistice, Luke then started work on his second independent feature, 500 Miles North, starring Joseph Morgan, Matt Ryan, Kevin McNally and Sue Johnson. Luke currently lives in Liverpool.

He also runs a rental/production company called 'Green Manalishi Productions' based in Leamington.[7] His main influences are Sam Raimi, Robert Rodriguez, and Shane Meadows.[8]

Personal life[edit]

He has an older brother, Tom.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Within The Woods 2008 directed by Luke Massey

Feature films[edit]

Year Film Credited as Rotten Tomatoes
Director Writer
2013 Armistice (was originally known as Warhouse) Yes Yes
2014 500 Miles North Yes Yes

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "OBITUARY: Mr Campbell Morrison". Wiltshire Times. 21 January 2008. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "500 Miles North the missing polaroids…". lukemassey.co.uk. 6 July 2011. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Miskulin, Mireille (19 February 2013). "Interview With WARHOUSE Director/Writer Luke Massey". theentertainmentcorner.com. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Interview With WARHOUSE Director/Writer Luke Massey". 19 February 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Within the woods". 29 March 2008. Retrieved 16 May 2014.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  6. ^ "Beware of the zombies at Binswood Hall". warwickcourier.co.uk. 14 April 2008. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Students work on Warwickshire horror film". henleynews.co.uk. 1 May 2008. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Film Network Member, Luke Massey". bbc.co.uk. 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 

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