Jeremy Lutter
Filmmaker Biography

Measuring in at a height of six feet seven inches tall, Jeremy understands the benefit of standing out in a crowd. He wants to tell inspiring and heartfelt stories that expand the possibility of Canadian filmmaking to include practical effects and worlds of fantasy. His filmography has brought to life a robot best friend, a vicious changeling, and a monster brother to name a few. He studied creative writing in his hometown at the University of Victoria. Jeremy is also a graduate of the National Screen Institute’s Drama Prize directing program.

Jeremy’s break out short film, JOANNA MAKES A FRIEND, screened at over 20 film festivals world wide, winning several awards including Audience Choice Award at both TIFF Kids & Victoria Film Festival. Telefilm Canada took notice and presented JOANNA MAKES A FRIEND at the Cannes Film Market as a part of their "Not Short on Talent" program in 2012. Jeremy has made a series of award winning short films FLOODPLAIN, GORD’S BROTHER & RESET which have reached audiences in Berlin, London, Paris, Barcelona, Washington DC, & Madagascar to name a few.

Jeremy’s two most recent films CAW and THE HOLLOW CHILD are screening at film festivals.



* Director Guild of Canada's Legacy Award – "We Came From the Sea"
* Leo Award Winner Best Female Lead Performance Feature Film – "The Hollow Child"
* Nominated for 5 Leo Awards – "The Hollow Child"
* Telefilm Talent to Watch Feature Fund – "The Hollow Child"
* Best Narrative Short – Long Beach New York Film Festival 2015 – "Reset"
* Best Director Award – Short Circuit Film Festival 2015 – "Gord's Brother"
* Yorkton Film Festival - Nominated Best Short Drama 2015 – "Gord's Brother"
* Harold Greenberg Fund's Short to Feature 2013 – "Gord's Brother"
* 1st Runner Up Award Hot Shot Shorts Contest 2013– for "Gord's Brother"
* Not Short on Talent at the Cannes Film Festival 2013 – by Telefilm Canada
* NSI Drama Prize 2012 – funding for a short film "Floodplain"
* Brian Linehan Foundation Award 2012 – support for "Floodplain"
* Not Short on Talent at the Cannes Film Festival 2012 – by Telefilm Canada
* TIFF Kids Audience Choice Award 2012 – for "Joanna Makes a Friend"
* Metropol Audience Choice Award (Victoria FIlm Festival) 2012 – for "Joanna Makes a Friend"
* Nominated Best Drama at Yorkton Film Festival 2012 – for "Joanna Makes a Friend"
* MPPIA Short Film Award 2010 – funding for a short film "Joanna Makes A Friend"
* 1st Runner Up Award Hot Shot Shorts Contest 2010– for "Joanna Makes A Friend"
* Leo Awards 2010 – 2 nominations for Best Music Video Award
* M Awards 2009 & 2011 (Monday Magazine) – Favourite Filmmaker
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* Cinevic 48 Hour Film Slam 2009 – Audience Favourite Award
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* Cinevic 48 Hour Film Slam 2009 – Runner up Director Award
* Reel to Reel Music Video Competition 2008 – Grand Prize
* Leo Awards 2008 – nomination for Best Music Video Award
* Okanagan Film Festival 2008 & 2009 – Best BC Music Video Award
* No Exit Music Video Festival (New Jersey) 2008 - Best Use of Creativity
* Cinevic 48 Hour Film Slam 2008 – Runner up Best Picture