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
ABC – TRIPLE J – Announcer 2010 –2011
FBi – A RATIONAL FEAR – Regular Guest 2012

 

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) 2008 Screened: Melbourne International Comedy Festival
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) 2008 Screened: Melbourne International Comedy Festival
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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