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 Canadian writer/director based in Los Angeles. His viral short films have received over 50 million views online and screened at Oscar-qualifying film festivals including Austin and HollyShorts.

Corey’s short romantic dramedy STUCK premiered at the 2018 HollyShorts Film Festival and with over 50 million views is YouTube’s 2nd most watched live-action short film ever (behind only Taylor Swift’s “All Too Well”) and the #1 film on the preeminent short film curator Short Of The Week. His subsequent film, LUGHEAD, had its World Premiere at the 2019 Austin Film Festival and has received over 3 million views on Omeleto’s YouTube channel. Corey has also spent a decade as a screenwriter, working on series and movies for NBC, CBC, Lifetime, Discovery, and more.

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