Picture Editor Luke Sargent's work has been seen across the US, Europe, and Canada on TV stations such as Disney, BBC, Syfy, APTN, CBC, and SuperChannel. His films have played world class festivals like Cannes, Tenerife,TIFF, Whistler as well as at the Smithsonian Institute of New Mexico. With a solid background in drama, comedy, and documentary, today Luke edits mostly scripted TV and films.
In 2006 Luke began as an assistant editor with doc legends, Banger Films, where he was mentored by A-List editors L. Grootenboer, W. Hallam Martin, and C. Donaldson. In 2012 Luke graduated from the Editor's Film Lab at the Canadian Film Centre (CFC), and soon after began editing indie feature films. In 2015 Luke joined the Director's Guild of Canada (DGC) as Picture Editor, that year cutting 11 episodes of the new Fresh TV series, Backstage.
An active member of the post community, Luke has taught sessions at Ryerson and Humber, and written articles for the Canadian Cinema Editors and The Art of the Guillotine. He has also been a jury member in the category of editing, for the prestigious Director's Guild of Canada Awards two consecutive years in a row.
In February 2018 Luke directed his first documentary The Love Songs of Oedipus Rex for CBC Short Docs, where he acted in the roles of director, producer, cinematographer and editor.
Best Editing in Short Doc – Nominated “The Love Songs of Oedipus Rex" CCE Awards, 2018
Best Editing in Feature Film – “The Cocksure Lads” Tenerife FF, 2015
Best Editing in Animation – Nominated “Indigo” CCE Awards, 2015
Jury Prize in Short Format – “Withheld” Whistler FF, 2015
Best Short Drama - “Indigo” ImagiNative FF, Toronto, 2014
First Place: Feature Comedy - “A Brand New You” Highway 61 FF, 2014
Special Jury Prize - “Concrete Reverie” (director) Toronto Urban FF, 2012
The Parker Andersons / Amelia Parker S1 (2021) 22min x 10 Episodes BYUtv, Marble Media - Showrunner: A.Q. Farrell
Love's Match (2020) TV Movie 90min – Champlain Media, Reel One Entertainment - Director: V. Abramovich
Malory Towers Season 1 (2019) 25min x 7 Episodes - BBC Children's, DHX - Director: B. McDonald
Creeped Out Season 2 (2018) 25min x 3 Episodes - BBC Children's, DHX - Director: B. McDonald
The Jerry Cans: Live from the Arctic (2018) Virtual Reality Short Doc, 6min – CBC, Mixtape VR
The Love Songs of Oedipus Rex (2018) Documentary 22min – CBC, Sargent Films - Producer, Director, Editor
Neverknock (2017) TV Movie 85min – SyFy, Blue Ice, Dandelion
Purl (2017) Short 7min - Director: I. MacMilllan
Stegman is Dead (2016) Feature 94min - Ravenbanner, Media Asia, Julijette Productions
Backstage Season 1 (2015) 22min x 11 Episodes - Disney, Fresh TV, DHX, Family Channel
Withheld (2015) Short 14min - Director: J. Sousa
Mia’ (2015) Animation 6min - Spotted Fawn Inc. Director: A. Strong
The Cocksure Lads (2014) Feature 98min - Spiral Media, A51
Indigo (2014) Animation 10min - Spotted Fawn Inc. Director: A. Strong
A Brand New You (2014) Feature 87min - Dangerous Dust Productions
Learning to Ride (2013) Feature 105min - Another Untitled Prod. Director: Michael Hanley
Concrete Reverie (2012) Animation 1min -Sargent Films Director: L. Sargent
The Offering (2012) Short 19min - CFC (2012) Producers: S. Palucci, C. Agoston, Director: C. Sparkes
APTN Footprints (2010 TV) - Big Soul Productions / APTN
First Tracks (2009 - 2011) Music Videos - Big Soul Productions / APTN