Luke Donnelly is an award-winning screenwriter, currently attending Western University in London, Ontario, in the Honours Specialization of Criminology.
His first short film, "Mixed", which he wrote, directed, and executive produced is currently in Post-production.
His first feature screenplay, "The Plantation", has received numerous awards and consideration at film festivals across the globe, including Best Unproduced Screenplay in Canada for 2018. Additionally, he received the award for the Top 15 Best Emerging Writers Globally at the Oaxaca Film Festival in Mexico.
His second feature screenplay, "The Wayward Soldiers" has received international acclaim and consideration at film festivals such as: Cannes Film Festival in France. In 2019, he received the award for the Top 10 Best Writers Globally.
Film (short) by Mixed Reel Productions (Drama and Romance) Director/Writer/Executive Producer The journey of young love told out of sequence through a mix-tape.
Remnants of the Past
Film (short) (Action, Drama, Thriller and Short) Actor (credited)/Writer (uncredited)/Director (uncredited) Two survivors stuck in a Post-Apocalyptic wasteland are on the hunt for the small band of marauders that stole a key leading to an "unknown treasure". A tale of survival and revenge.
Austin Revolution Film Festival- Finalist for Best Screenplay
Cannes Film Festival- Offical Selection for the Top 10 Historical Scripts Worldwide
Oaxaca Film Festival- Top 10 Best Writers Globally
Canadian Film Fest Finalist- Best Feature Screenplay
CFF "It" List for Top 10 Independent Writers of Canada
Finish Line Script Competition- Official Selection
Oaxaca Film Fest- Official Finalist for Best Global Script
Oaxaca Film Fest- Top 15 Best Emerging Writers Globally
Filmmatic Screenplay Awards: Semi-Finalist
Hollywood Boulevard Film Festival- Official Selection for Best Screenplay
California Film Awards Finalist- Best Feature Screenplay
Paul Haggis Scholarship for Writing