Luke Greenfield (born February 5, 1972) is an American film director. Greenfield was born in Manhasset, New York and was raised in Westport, Connecticut. He is best known for directing The Animal and The Girl Next Door. In July 2007, he appeared as a guest judge on the filmmaking reality show On the Lot. Greenfield directed the critically acclaimed television pilot, Aliens in America, and produced the film, Role Models.
Greenfield wanted to be a film director since the age of ten after he was given a super 8 camera. He made films throughout the years and attended USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. When he was 13, his mother wrote a passionate letter to Steven Spielberg, with it she enclosed Luke’s films and asked Spielberg “Does my son have what it takes to make it?”. Steven wrote back and encouraged Luke to go to film school.
After years of struggling in Los Angeles, Greenfield co-wrote and directed a 10 minute short film called “The Right… read more