Films by Filmmaker
Andy Abrahams Wilson
Andy Abrahams Wilsonis an Emmy-nominated producer, director and cinematographer. He holds a BA in social anthropology from Northwestern University and an MA in visual anthropology from USC, where he studied at the USC School of Cinema. With a background in still photography, Andy views the camera as an opportunity both to artistically and journalistically explore his subjects. His New Day Films titles include the HBO special BUBBEH LEE & ME, and HOPE IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS, broadcast on the Sundance Channel. His recent work, THE GROVE, was broadcast nationally on PBS and inspired the mobile virtual memorial app Tributopia. His acclaimed feature UNDER OUR SKIN, won multiple "Best Documentary" awards at film festivals worldwide and was shortlisted for an Academy Award. A recipient of a Pew Charitable Trust Fellowship in Dance/Media, Andy has produced several award-winning films on dance or dancers, including POSITIVE MOTION, EMBRACING EARTH, CASUALTY and RETURNING HOME, recently licensed by the CBC and given top honors at the Dance on Camera Film Festival. Andy is a past Budget Director of New Day Films and former member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He was recognized by the Northern California Marin Arts Council as an an Outstanding Artist, and by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences with honors for Outstanding Documentary Achievement. For more information about the filmmaker and his projects, visit the Open Eye Pictures website at www.openeyepictures.com.