Louise is currently in post for CHEAT, a 4 part thriller for ITV, made with TWO BROTHERS, written by Gaby Hull. It stars BAFTA leading actress Molly Windsor, Katherine Kelly, Tom Goodman-Hill, Burn Gorman, Ade Edmondson, Lorraine Ashbourne, Peter Firth, Lara Rossi and Parker Sawyer. TX 2019.
Louise is a highly visual, innovative and experienced drama director making films for BBC, C4, ITV and SKY ATLANTIC. Bafta nominated. Louise is a great storyteller, directing beautifully crafted films with an infectious energy and ease on set.
Louise has most recently directed Brenda Blethyn in VERA, Jimmy Nesbitt in COLD FEET and was the first woman to direct on LUCKY MAN. She has had the pleasure of working with Tilda Swinton, Sigourney Weaver, Gwyneth Paltrow, Christian Slater, Samuel Barnett, Joanna Lumley, Dennis Hopper, Jonathan Pryce, Brenda Blethyn, James Nesbitt, Alan Davies, Björk, James Fox, Patrick Malahide, David Harewood, Kate Moss, Griff Rhys Jones.
Louise began her career directing Arts documentaries, working with Arthur Miller, David Lynch, David Attenborough and Björk. Based in London, her production company is Louise Hooper Films Ltd. Represented by Jennie Miller at Independent.
“A dreamy and unsettling evocation of awe… a delight to the senses” The Telegraph
“This is film-making at its best” The Guardian
“50 minutes of ravishing images – hypnotic” The Times
“Louise Hooper’s programme was as impeccable as one of James Bond’s suits” The Times
“This is exactly what television should be doing.” Caitlin Moran, The Times
“Stirring stuff” Time Out, 4 stars
“A heightened, beautiful film…Imaginative, highly paced, skillfully assembled” Art Newspaper
“Re-creations good enough for the cinema” The Mail on Sunday
“Stunningly realised” Sunday Times
Photos by A P Wilding