“Shurge… uses the early comedy to lure audiences in and then uses his genuine understanding of the human psyche to reach them emotionally.” -Film Threat (Review: Stuck)
Corey Shurge (pronounced “surge”) is a Los Angeles-based writer/director whose filmography ranges from indie film to internationally acclaimed television series. After working on hit Canadian primetime dramas such as CTV/NBC’s Saving Hope and CBC’s Republic Of Doyle, Corey made his return to his indie film roots with the viral short film, STUCK, which premiered at the 2018 Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival and has received over 17 million views on Short Of The Week’s YouTube channel, making it the most watched film in the short film curator’s history. His latest film, LUGHEAD, had its World Premiere at the 2019 Austin Film Festival. Corey is currently showrunning the hit iHeartRadio scripted podcast series, Solve, which became the #2 overall show on the Apple Podcasts charts in its first season with over 3 million downloads..