Lewis Hobba

Lewis Hobba

Lewis is a comedian and writer who first appeared on ABC’s Hungry Beast.

Most of the time Lewis is hosting the drive show on triple j with Veronica Milsom (‘Veronica and Lewis’). Lewis has written and directed TV for The Comedy Channel, Network Ten and the ABC, and has appeared on shows such as Spicks and Specks, The Feed, Gruen Transfer and The Chaser’s Media Circus. Lewis has performed stand up at the Melbourne and Sydney comedy festivals, and was the head writer for the political comedy show/publication ‘A Rational Fear’, which played around the country from Splendour in the Grass to the Sydney Opera House.

Most recently Lewis wrote, produced and directed Mars 500 which was awarded funding through the prestigious ABC/Screen Australia funding initiative Fresh Blood.

Lewis Hobba

Radio

ABC – TRIPLE J
Drive Co-Host 2015 – Present
ABC – TRIPLE J
Weekend Breakfast Announcer 2012 – 2014
FBi – A RATIONAL FEAR
Regular Guest 2012
ABC – TRIPLE J
Announcer 2010 –2011

 

Television

SCREEN
Role: Hot Desk Reporter. Foxtel Management Pty Ltd
MEDIA CIRCUS
Role: Himself. Giant Dwarf / ABC 2014
BACKSEAT DRIVERS
Role: Himself. Duff Productions 2014
THE FEED
Role: Self. SBS 2014
SPICKS & SPECKS (Various Episodes)
Role: Himself. ABC TV 2014
DONNATELEGRAMS (Fresh Blood Finalist)
Role: Client. ABC / Screen Australia 2014
HUNGRY BEAST
Role: Regular Cast Member (3 seasons). Zapruder’s Other Films / ABC 2009 – 2011
THE TROPHY ROOM
Role: Himself. Granada Media / ABC 2010
GRUEN TRANSFER
Role: Office Worker (Polygamy Sketch). Dir. Aaron Smith ABC 2010

 

Live Performance

STORYCLUB
Regular Performer. Giant Dwarf 2014 – 2015
BACKS TO THE WALL
Solo Show. Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2014
BACKS TO THE WALL
Solo Show. Sydney Comedy Festival 2014
A RATIONAL FEAR (Political Comedy/Stand Up Show)
Regular Guest. 2012 – 2014
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL
Raw Comedy 2009

 

Director

MARS 500
Fresh Blood Finalist. ABC iView, Screen Australia & Guesswork Television 2017
DONNATELEGRAMS
Fresh Blood Finalist. ABC / Screen Australia 2014
OFF THEIR BLOODY ROCKERS
Granada Media. 2011
SECOND COMING
Victorian College Of The Arts (VCA). 2008
TERMINAL
Victorian College Of The Arts (VCA). Screened: Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2008
TALL POPPY SYNDROME SOCIETY
RMIT 2007

 

Producer

CAN OF WORMS (Series 2 & 3)
VT Producer. Zapruder’s Other Films 2012 & 2013
OFF THEIR BLOODY ROCKERS
Granada Media 2011

 

Writer

MARS 500
Fresh Blood Finalist. ABC iView, Screen Australia & Guesswork Television 2017
A RATIONAL FEAR
Online Head writer
TRIPLE J MAGAZINE
GIGGLE AND HOOT
ABC3 2012
HUNGRY BEAST
Zapruder’s Other Films / ABC 2009 – 2011
GOOD NEWS WEEK
GNW Productions, Channel 10 2010
THE DIRT TV
Austereo 2010
SECOND COMING
Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) 2008
TERMINAL
Victorian College of the Arts (VCA)
Screened: Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2008
TALL POPPY SYNDROME SOCIETY
RMIT 2007

 

Short Film

SUBMARINE AND SAVAGES
Role: Fred. 2008
TALL POPPY SYNDROME SOCIETY
Role: Charlie. 2007
Winner: Kino Dendy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy

 

Training

ABC AND ZAPRUDER’S OTHER FILMS – One-month training intensive 2009
VICTORIAN COLLEGE OF THE ARTS (VCA) – Post Graduate Diploma of Film and Television 2008
RMIT – Bachelor of Communication, Media, Film and Television Major 2007

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