Jordan Hogg
Director

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Jordan is a director with a disability for television drama, with over 70 hours of broadcast TV credits, who first trained through the Channel 4 Cultural Diversity Network scheme. Jordan is currently lead-directing the new fourth series of Channel 4 prime-time drama Ackley Bridge for The Forge Entertainment, having previously directed the final 2 x 60-minutes episodes of the third season.


Jordan first honed his skills as a director on series 6 & 7 of the critically acclaimed Shameless for Company Pictures/Channel 4 and then was selected to be a member of Channel 4’s Shooting Party. Jordan then joined Channel 4’s Hollyoaks for Lime Pictures in 2010 where he directed over 40 episodes over a three-year stint and was nominated for the Channel 4 CDN “Best Breakthrough Talent” Award. Jordan has since gone on to direct episodes for flagship BBC1 medical-drama-series Casualty, ITV’s Coronation Street and the BBC spin-off from Radio 4 series Craven as well as directing and producing several short films and companion pieces and DVD Extras for both Shameless and Hollyoaks.


For children’s drama, Jordan has directed 5 x 30’ episodes of children’s mystery-drama series The Evermoor Chronicles for Disney UK and Lime Pictures, 5 x 30’ episodes of The Dumping Ground for CBBC and also 12 x 30’ minute episodes across two seasons of CBBC’s hit comedy-drama So Awkward for Channel X, for which was nominated for a children’s-BAFTA. Jordan has also completed his new short film The Last Conjuror, starring Sylvester McCoy, which he wrote, produced and directed.

 

Awards:
BAFTA AWARD: WINNER Casualty: Best Continuing Drama Episode (2018)
Director
Television (in development):
Just Normal Hare and Tortoise
Co-creator (along with Dafydd Llewelyn) of this original comedy-drama series (under option)
Television (broadcast):
Ackley Bridge Series 4 The Forge Entertainment / Channel 4
Lead-director of the new fourth series of the hit Channel 4 drama (2020)
Executive Producers: George Ormond
Ackley Bridge Series 3 The Forge Entertainment / Channel 4
Director of the final 2 x 60’ episodes of the new series of the hit Channel 4 drama (2019)
Executive Producers: Alex Lamb & George Ormond
Casualty BBC Drama / BBC1
Director of 9 x 60 min for the prime-time medical drama series (2015 – 2019)
Winner of Best Continuing Drama BAFTA 2018 – Jordan’s episode was selected
Producer: Dafydd Llewelyn / Executive Producers: Oliver Kent & Kate Oates
Coronation Street ITV Studios / ITV1
35 x 30 minutes for the long-running soap (2016-2019)
Series Producer: Kate Oates / Iain MacLeod
The Evermoor Chronicles Lime Pictures / Disney UK
Director of 5 x 30 min episodes for the children’s mystery-drama series (2015)
Series Producer: Tim Compton / Executive Producers: Kate Little & Claire Poyser
So Awkward Channel X / CBBC
Director of 12 x 30-min episodes for the first and second series CBBC children’s comedy-drama series (2014-2015)
Nominated for a Children’s-BAFTA Award
Series Producer: Sally Martin / Executive Producer: Alan Marke
The Dumping Ground CBBC / CBBC Drama
5 x 30 minutes of the children’s drama series
Craven BBC Learning / Savvy Productions
5 TV spin-off films from the hit Radio 4 series starring Maxine Peake (2014)
Series Producer: Justine Potter
 Doctors BBC Drama / BBC1
Regular episodes for the popular daytime soap. Over 40 episodes (2012 – 2014)
Hollyoaks Lime Pictures / Channel 4
Core director for the stylised and BAFTA winning teen soap. Over 40 episodes (2010 – 2013)
Hollyoaks ‘T4 on the Beach’ Lime Pictures / Channel 4
Directed special segments of characters attending the real-life concert in Weston-Super-Mare
 Hollyoaks 2010/2011 Title Sequences
Directed actors to be incorporated in the new Hollyoaks title sequence. Heavy use of Green Screen, CGI and wire work
Shameless Company Pictures North / Channel 4 / Think Bigger
Graduate Trainee Director on series 6 & 7 of the Channel 4 show
Cast Offs Eleven Films / Channel 4 / Think Bigger
Trainee director on the Channel 4 series. Shadowing director (Amanda Boyle) and shooting ‘behind the scenes’ footage
Collective Encounters Community Channel / Media Trust
Writer and director of a collection of dramatic extracts in a cinematic style with a homeless theatre group for broadcast with a digital broadcaster
Short film:
The Last Conjuror Hoax Motion Pictures
Writer and director of short film about the last magician – starring Sylvester McCoy (2015)
The Shooting Party Maverick TV / Channel 4
Writer and director of a 3 Minute Wonder as part of The Shooting Party series
Producing:
Shameless DVD Extras Company Pictures North / Channel 4
Co-producer of the extras for the series 6 DVD release
Professional Education & Training:
8-week multi-camera training/shadow directing block on ITV1’s Coronation Street. Funded by Think Bigger Scheme (2014)
Selected for the Channel 4 Disabled Drama Scheme (2014)
BA (Honors) Film Studies, Hull University
Directing Actors: Tutor; Brian Gilbert, NFTS
Directing Multi-Camera TV Drama: Tutor Laurence Moody, NFTS
Week-long one-on-one session with ‘Coronation Street director Lawrence Moody. Drawing floor plans, camera scripts, studio practical, directing a multi-camera piece, etc.
Writing and Story-lining TV Drama: NFTS
Awards & Nominations:
The Guardian March 2008 “Next Big Thing”
CDN “Most Outstanding New Talent” 2010