Corin Hardy (born 6 January 1975)[1] is an English film director. He made his directorial debut with the 2015 horror film The Hallow, which he also co-wrote.[2][3][4]

Corin Hardy
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Corin Hardy at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Utah
Born (1975-01-06) 6 January 1975 (age 48)
Alma materWimbledon College of Arts
OccupationFilm director
Years active2003–present

He directed the 2018 horror film The Nun,[5] a spin-off of The Conjuring 2 (2016) and the fifth film in The Conjuring Universe.[6]

In 2020, he directed four episodes of the first season of Gangs of London, a TV series produced for Sky Atlantic.

Early careerEdit

Hardy first started as a special effects "monster-maker" in his bike shed at the age of 12, and made Super 8 films with his school friends.[7]


Short filmEdit

Year Title Director Writer Notes
2003 Butterfly Yes Yes Also producer, cinematographer and editor
2012 In the Back Yes Yes

Feature filmEdit

Year Title Director Writer
2015 The Hallow Yes Yes
2018 The Nun Yes No


Year Title Director Executive
2020- Gangs of London Yes Yes 8 episodes; Role as Fake Shemp


  1. ^ "Corin Hardy". Moviefone. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
  2. ^ Ide, Wendy (12 November 2015). "The Hallow review – fairy menace in a disenchanted forest". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  3. ^ Macnab, Geoffrey. "The Hallow, film review: Corin Hardy's horror movie is visually striking but loses the plot". The Independent. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Sundance 2015: Corin Hardy on 'The Hallow' & 'The Crow'". CraveOnline. 27 January 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  5. ^ McNary, Dave (2 February 2017). "Corin Hardy to Direct 'Conjuring 2' Spinoff 'The Nun'". Variety. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Another Farmiga joins the Conjuring Cinematic Universe!". Ain't It Cool News. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  7. ^ "BIOGRAPHY | Corin Hardy". Retrieved 17 August 2018.

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