THINGS WE LEAVE BEHIND
United Kingdom, 2009, 16'
Director: Andrew Brand
Producer: Beth Sowersby
Director of photography: Andy Parsons
Writer: Andrew Brand
Editor: Simon Ellis
Synopsis: Whilst clearing the belonging of his missing father, Chris unearths some unexpected truthsDirector: Andrew Brand
After completing a degree in Fine Art where Andrew specialised in video installations he moved into film. In 2004 Andrew made his directing debut with 'To his knees he fell' which was commissioned through the UK Film Council’s ‘Digital Shorts Scheme’. It screened at numerous international film festivals and was short-listed for the ‘Fortean Times Award’ at the London Short Film Festival in 2006. In 2008 Andrew collaborated with sonic artist Alison Ballard to make his experimental animation 'Wires and Bows', which screened at over 30 international film festivals and was nominated four times for various experiemental film awards. At the end of 2009 Andrew completed his 2nd UK Film Council commissioned short film through Screen East entitled 'Things We Leave Behind'. This is presently doing the rounds on the festival circuit and has to date recieve 2 nominations for 'Best UK and International Short'. Most recently Andrew has been commissioned again by UK Film Council & Screen East to make his new short 'Where There's Smoke'. This is currently in pre-production.