Jordan Hogg

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Jordan is a BAFTA-winning television drama director from Yorkshire with a disability (cerebral palsy); he has over 70 hours of broadcast TV credits and first trained through the Channel 4 Cultural Diversity Network scheme. Jordan’s directing credits include among others; Channel 4 prison-drama series Screw; Channel 5 drama-thriller Blindspot; BBC1 comedy-drama Ralph & Katie; two seasons of Channel 4 school drama Ackley Bridge; BBC1 mystery-drama Death in Paradise; and period-drama All Creatures Great & Small. 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 went on to direct episodes for flagship BBC1 medical-drama-series Casualty (one of his episodes won a BAFTA in 2018), ITV’s Coronation Street, and Channel 4’s Hollyoaks (where he was nominated for the Channel 4 CDN “Best Breakthrough Talent” Award).


Jordan is represented in the US by Evan Lewis and Steve Smith at Stagecoach Entertainment;
and Michael Kolodny at Kaplan Stahler.

2020 BAFTA BREAKTHROUGH Jordan has been named a 2020 BAFTA UK Breakthrough:
BAFTA Breakthrough UK
BAFTA AWARD: WINNER Casualty: Best Continuing Drama Episode (2018)
Television (broadcast):
All Creatures Great & Small – Season 4 Playground Entertainment / Channel 5 Drama
Director of 2 x 60′ episodes for the period-drama adaptation, based on the books by James Herriot (2023)
Producer: Yvonne Francas / Executive Producer: Colin Callendar
Blindspot Clapperboard TV / Channel 5 Drama
Director of 4 x 60′ psychological-thriller limited drama series (2023)
Producer: Pat Karem / Executive Producer: Mike Benson
Ralph & Katie – Season 1 ITV Studios / BBC1
Director for all 6 episodes of the first season of the drama spin-off of BBC1’s The A Word (2022)
Producer: Jules Hussey / Executive Producer: Patrick Spence
Screw – Season 1 STV Drama / Channel 4
Director of 3 x 60′ episodes for the first season of the prison-drama series (2021)
Producer: Brian Kaczynski / Executive Producer: Sarah Brown
Death in Paradise – Season 10 Red Planet Pictures / BBC1
Director for the tenth series of the 60′ prime-time mystery-drama series (2020)
Producer: Jim Poyser / Executive Producer: Tim Key
Ackley Bridge – Season 4 The Forge Entertainment / Channel 4
Director for the fourth series of the hit Channel 4 drama (2020)
Executive Producer: 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
Ackley Bridge – Season 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
Emmerdale ITV Studios / ITV1
12 x 30 minutes for the long-running soap (2019)
Series Producer: Jane Hudson
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
Shameless DVD Extras Company Pictures North / Channel 4
Co-producer of the extras for the series 6 DVD release
Television writing (in development):
Just Normal Hare and Tortoise
Co-creator (along with Dafydd Llewelyn) of this original comedy-drama series (under option)
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
Award Nominations:
The Guardian March 2008 “Next Big Thing”
Cultural Diversity Network “Most Outstanding New Talent” 2010