Andrew Lancaster

Director

Andrew Lancaster’s debut feature film, Accidents Happen (starring Geena Davis) premiered at the 2009 Tribecca Film Festival and has won prestigious awards at Giffoni, Italy; Stiges, Spain; and the Netherlands. Accidents Happen has also been broadcast in multiple languages all over the world. His second feature, produced in association with Porchlight Films and Photoplay Films, The Lost Aviator, premiered at the BFI 58th London Film Festival.

In 2001 his short film In Search of Mike was invited to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, took out the Dendy Award and was chosen for the prestigious Rouben Mamoulian Award at the Sydney Film Festival and in 2002 he was recognised as the Best Rising Talent at the IF Awards before directing Syntax Error for the POV Short Film Collection in 2003.

Over the past fifteen years Andrew has had a career combining music and film. He graduated from AFTRS where he directed and composed two short films, Palace Cafe in 1993, and Universal Appliance Co. in 1994, which between them won fifteen awards worldwide. Andrew co-founded Supersonic- a music production company with Antony Partos and Paul Healy.

Andrew scored the features The Hunter (dir. Daniel Nettheim) starring Willem Dafoe and was the Recipient AACTA Award, West (dir. Daniel Krige) and Garage Days (dir. Alex Proyas), and has directed over 20 music videos for acts such as Custard, You Am I, Josh Pyke, and Midnight Oil. He has won two ARIA awards for Best Australian Music Video, in 1996 and 1999. 

Most recently Andrew directed the feature documentary JOUD, which was shot in Saudi Arabia for UK production company Edge Pictures.

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