Luke Walker is a New Zealand born, Los Angeles based film director. He is best known for his work on the feature films The Edge of Night and Out of the Blue, and his short films The Future, and The Room.
Luke Walker was born in Auckland, New Zealand in 1980. He began his career in film at an early age, taking an interest in the craft of filmmaking and directing. He studied film production at Victoria University in Wellington, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television. After graduation, Luke moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in directing.
Luke Walker made his feature film directorial debut with the psychological thriller The Edge of Night, which he wrote and directed. The film tells the story of a man who is struggling with mental illness and his quest to find the people who hurt him. The Edge of Night won numerous awards, including Best Director at the Los Angeles Film Festival.
In 2014, Luke Walker wrote and directed Out of the Blue, a romantic comedy about two young adults who form an unlikely bond while living in a small town in New Zealand. The film was a critical success, and was nominated for numerous awards.
In 2016, Luke Walker wrote and directed the short film The Future, which tells the story of a young couple who must decide whether to stay in their small town or pursue their dreams. The Future was a critical and commercial success, and won numerous awards, including Best Short Film at the LA Shorts Festival.
Luke Walker's most recent short film, The Room, was released in 2019. The Room tells the story of a young woman who is struggling to find a place for herself in a world that doesn't seem to understand her. The Room was another critical and commercial success, and won numerous awards, including Best Short Film at the Los Angeles Film Festival.
Luke Walker continues to write and direct films, and has also worked as a producer on numerous projects. He is currently in development on his next feature film, a sci-fi adventure.
Luke Walker is a multi-talented filmmaker who is committed to telling stories that explore the human condition. His films are thoughtful and emotionally resonant, and he continues to be a leader in the independent film world.