Jordan Hogg


Jordan is a director with a disability for television drama, comedy, continuing-drama and children’s, with over 70 hours of broadcast TV credits, who first trained through the Channel 4 Cultural Diversity Network scheme. Jordan is currently directing episodes for flagship BBC1 medical-drama-series Casualty and he also directs regular episodes for ITV’s Coronation Street.

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, and then went on to become a regular director for BBC’s Doctors, directing over 40 episodes. Jordan has also directed 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, 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.


Television (broadcast)
Casualty BBC Drama / BBC1
Director of 7 x 60min for the prime-time medical drama series (2015 – present)
Winner of Best Continuing Drama BAFTA 2018 – Jordan’s episode was selected
Coronation Street ITV Studios / ITV1
30 x 30 minutes for the long-running soap (2016-2017)
The Dumping Ground CBBC / CBBC Drama
5 x 30 minutes of the children’s drama series (TX 2016)
The Evermoor Chronicles Lime Pictures / Disney UK
Director of 5 x 30min episodes for the children’s mystery-drama series (2015)
So Awkward Channel X / CBBC
Director of 6 x 30-min episodes for second season of the CBBC children’s comedy-drama series (2015)
 So Awkward Channel X / CBBC
Director of 6 x 30-min episodes for the first series CBBC children’s comedy-drama series (2014)
Craven BBC Learning / Savvy Productions
5 TV spin-off films from the hit Radio 4 series starring Maxine Peake (2014)
 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
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