Luke Barnett

Graduate Film / Film


Originally from Washington, DC, Luke Barnett is a writer, actor, and producer. After working with Will Ferrell's Funny or Die, where his topical comedy videos garnered millions of views and a Streamy nomination, Barnett's debut feature film Fear, Inc (with Abigail Breslin) premiered at Tribeca before quickly rising to the number one horror comedy on iTunes.

His second feature as a writer/producer, Faith Based, debuted on VOD and select theaters October 9th. Barnett also stars in the film alongside Jason Alexander, Lance Reddick, and Margaret Cho. Faith Based made its world premiere at the Santa Barbara Film Festival and currently has 95% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

As a producer, Barnett's film credits include Loitering with Intent (Sam Rockwell, Marisa Tomei), Darkness Falls (Gary Cole, Shawn Ashmore) and Painkillers (from director Roxy Shih). Most recently, Barnett has developed television projects with folks like Patton Oswalt, Daniel Stern, and Jane Lynch.


  • FILM-670B-01: Advanced Film Development
  • FILM-246-01: Short Form Digital Media
  • FILM-546-01: Short Form Digital Media
  • FILM-580-02: TS: Building Prof Work