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Luke Donnelly


Luke Donnelly is an award-winning Screenwriter who graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an Honours Specialization Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology, as well as a two-year diploma specializing in Theatre Arts.
Throughout his studies, he gained knowledge regarding the acting process, learned effective writing techniques, and garnered astute analytical skills that translate well to the writing and filmmaking process. Additionally, Luke offers aid as a Selection Committee Member (Narrative), and Lead Staff/Front of House Manager role for the Forest City Film Festival.

Luke has received awards and Official Selections at festivals and competitions nationally and internationally. Selection and nominations came from festivals such as: Canadian Film Fest, Austin Revolution Film Festival, Silver Wave Film Festival, Screencraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenplay Contest, Lake Travis Film Festival, Filmmatic Screenplay Awards, California Film Awards, among others. In addition, he was selected as a nominee for the Harold Greenburg Fund.

His first short film, “MIXED”, played on streaming services hosted by the Silverwave Film Festival, and the Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival in 2022 and 2023.



Fresh, never-seen locations, access to hard-to-book spaces like our airport and university, and a warm welcome for filming with plenty of support services… London, Ontario is open for business to the film and television industry for productions large and small.   

London can be whenever or wherever you want us to be. We have streetscapes and architecture that can stand in for cities across North America. Gorgeous in any season, ‘The Forest City’ is the 11th largest metropolitan area in Canada, capable of hosting any size of production. Our anchor position in Southwestern Ontario gives us access to rural, agricultural and unique small townscapes.  

We’re only 2 hours down the highway from Toronto, 1 ½ hours from Hamilton, and have an international airport, GoTrain and Via Rail access. Best of all, we boast a strong and growing local talent and crew capability. Our film office and the city are dedicated to providing location support, smooth permitting, access to reasonable accommodations and a positive production experience for local, national and international filmmakers. 

Call to let us help find the perfect locations for your next film or TV project. 

Interested in filming on City of London-owned properties? 

The City is here to assist with navigating policies and procedures associated with filming on City properties including parks, roads, sidewalks, and City-owned facilities/buildings. 

For more information please visit 

Or contact Krista Broderick at: or 519-661-2489 x 2379.