Lukas Hassel is a multiple award winning actor, writer and director. He’s a graduate of the Samuel Beckett Theatre School of Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.
As an actor, he has appeared in shows like Blue Bloods, CBS, Limitless, CBS, The Blacklist, NBC as well as feature films like “The Black Room” starring opposite Natasha Henstridge just hit VOD, “In Montauk”, “The 7th Secret” and “Borstal Boy”. Also, he is the beloved figure of Mr. Melk in Norway (youtube it - seriously, it’s fun).
Over the last ten years or so, writing has become a major part of his life. Lukas won the CineStory Fellowship, as well as placing top 30 at Nicholl’s, with the drama “Le Mécano”. His post-apocalyptic script, “Galápagos” was the Grand Prize winner Best Screenplay of FLICKERS: Rhode Island Intl. Film Festival, and his short screenplay “The Son, the Father…” just won Hollyshorts Screenwriting Competition. His feature drama “Halfway” has won many film festival screenwriting awards/
Last year, Lukas wrote, directed and starred in his sci fi short film “Into the Dark” which has gone on to winning 30+ awards, screening in over 70 film festivals world wide and counting. Lukas just won filmmaker award at Horrorhound Film Festival for his work on “Into the Dark” this past weekend. He plans to direct his feature script “Halfway” next year.
Evil Slave Productions, LLC recently produced Lukas’s short script, “The Son, the Father…” which he got to direct with a great crew in Seattle. It just had its world premiere on the opening night of Hollyshorts Film Festival in the Chinese Theater in LA.