Billy Lumby grew up in London, studied philosophy and began his career working as a creative assistant for directors including Ben Wheatley, Harmony Korine and Derek Cianfrance. He is represented by Colonel Blimp for commercials and music videos, and is currently on the Guiding Lights mentoring scheme, with a feature project about schizophrenia in development.
SAMUEL-613 is his third short film. It was commissioned by Dazed & Confused magazine and won the 2014 Pears Film Fund at UK Jewish Film. For a list of festivals it has screened at, plus more information on Billy’s work, please visit his website.