Luke Coffee worked for over 5 years in Los Angeles for both Warner Brothers and NBC/Universal as the post-production coordinator for such shows as “Everwood” and “Las Vegas.” He returned to Texas in 2007, soon after starting his production company, Coffee Productions, Inc. Luke spent the next two years shooting and directing music videos, a series of web commercials, and a documentary, which he also co-produced, about the Austin, Texas live music scene for European TV. In 2009, Luke spent six months living in Cape Town, South Africa, where he produced a spec travel-reality series entitled “Gypsy Kings-South Africa” geared toward the 2010 World Cup.
Luke is also a working actor, booking various roles in national commercials, music videos, television and feature films. His highlights from 2010 include co-starring roles on NBC’s “Friday Night Lights”, Jerry Bruckheimer’s “Chase” and the lead role in Ridley Scott’s film “The Hunt,” shot in South Africa.
Luke now resides in Dallas where his turn-key production company Coffee Productions, Inc. is located. He produces and directs everything from music videos to corporate/industrial videos along with broadcast commercials to web-based content. His company is under the umbrella of Emmy-Award winning director Rocky Powell’s production company RockHouse Films. He recently finished producing a feature romantic comedy called “Language of a Broken Heart” with Rocky who was the director. The film is to be released theatrically in Spring 2013. Luke directed his first feature documentary entitled “Old Man Football” which is beginning the festival circuit. He also recently co-wrote, produced and directed “Cubicle Cowboy,” a mockumentary surrounding big Texas characters. His passion project, “Texas Angel” which is a feature he has co-written, is now in pre-production. Luke will be producing it alongside Rocky Powell who will be directing the feature which is based on a true story. Luke is excited to be on the director roster for Rockhouse Films. Some of clients the past year have included FedEx Office, SPCA, YMCA, Transwestern and the Room2Love Campaign working with such agencies as the Marketing Arm, Agency Creative, Funnel Design Group and Twin Oaks Integrated Marketing.
Luke was recently featured in Art House America.