Andrew Lancaster

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

Andrew Lancaster Biography Andrew Lancaster is a multiple award winning Australian director and composer based in London, UK. His unique directing style combines cinematic vision, natural performances with a strong emphasis on music, sound, choreography and rhythm. In Australia, Andrew is currently represented by commercial production company Photoplay Films. In 2012 he directed a TVC documentary campaign for the Transport Accident Commission on The Town of Speed and has won Gold at Spikes Asia, Gold at World Festival Media, 2 x Silver CLIOs, a Silver LIA, 2 x Gold Grand Prix at ADMA, and Gold at New York Festival Awards. His debut feature film, Accidents Happen (starring Geena Davis) premiered at Tribecca Film Festival 2009 and has won two prestigious festival awards. His second produced in association with Porchlight Films and Photoplay Films, is about his great uncle, The Lost Aviator, a feature documentary which premiered in October 2014 at the BFI 58th London Film Festival. The film recently had US premiere at Miami International Film Festival and will be distributed theatrically in Australia with Transmission Films mid 2015. In 2010 he founded Sonar a boutique music production company, which most notably composed soundtracks for Animal Kingdom and The Rover as well as multiple television series and TVC’s around the world. Andrew recently won the prestigious AACTA award for Best Original Music for The Hunter. Andrew graduated with a BA in Film & TV from AFTRS (Australian Film & Television School) in 1994 where he directed and composed the short films Palace Cafe and Universal Appliance Co. which have screened at over 65 festivals including Cannes, Clermont Ferrand, Toronto, Berlin, Sydney, London, New York, Spain; and between them have won fifteen prestigious awards world wide. In 2001 his short film In Search of Mike was invited to have its World Premier at Sundance, also picking up the Dendy Award and the prestigious Rouben Mamoulian Award at the Sydney Film Festival. In 2002 he was awarded the Best Rising Talent at the IF Awards. Andrew has directed over 35 music videos for successful Australian bands including Jagwar Ma, The Rubens, Custard, Midnight Oil, You Am I, and has won two ARIA awards for Best Australian Music Video in 1996 and 1999.

Skills

 

  • Film
  • TV
  • Music Videos
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Directing
  • Documentaries
  • Short Films

Work history

Currently

Director

Photoplay Films

Jan 2010
  • Photoplay film Represent me for TVC directing in Australia www.photoplayfilms.com.au

Currently

Composer & Music Producer Founder

Sonar Music

Jan 2010
  • www.sonarmusic.com.au

2015

Director

The Edge Picture Company

Jul 2015 - Oct 2015
  • Currently filming a documentary in Saudi Arabia www.edgepicture.com

2010

Founder & Composer

Supersonic

Nov 1994 - Dec 2010

2009

Director

Window Productions

Mar 2004 - Dec 2009

1990

Sound Assistant

ABC TV

Jan 1990 - Dec 1990

Education

1994

BA in Film and TV Majoring in Sound

Australian Film and Television School

Jan 1991 - Aug 1994

    Awards

    2013

    AACTA Best original Score

    • The Hunter

    2012

    2 x Gold + Grand Prix Awards ADMA

    ADMA

    • The Town of Speed

    2012

    Silver CLIO

    Clio

    • Creative Content + CASE STUDY for the Town of Speed http://andrewlancaster.net/the-town-of-speed-2/

    2012

    Gold Spikes Asia

    • Creative Effectiveness for the Town of Speed http://andrewlancaster.net/the-town-of-speed-2/

    2012

    Gold at New York Festival Awards.

    New York Festival

    • The Town of Speed

    2010

    Special Jury Award -_ Giffoni Film Festival Italy

    • Accidents Happen

    2010

    Youth Jury Award -_ Films by the Sea Netherlands

    • Accidents Happen

    2002

    Mer de Bronze 1st Best of Short Film Festivals La Ciotat

    • In Search of Mike

    2002

    Rouben Manmoulian Award -_Sydney Film Festival

    • In Search of Mike

    2002

    2nd prize In the realm of the senses

    • In Search of Mike

    2002

    Dendy Award -_ Sydney Film Festival

    • General category In Search of Mike

    2002

    Outlook Award -_ Cork Film Festival

    • In Search of Mike

    2002

    IF AWARD -_Best rising talent

    iF

    • Multiple projects

    2002

    Best Short Film -_ Flickerfest Sydney

    • In Search of Mike

    2002

    Prize of the Press Odense Film festival Denmark

    • In Search of Mike

    1999

    ARIA -_ Best Australian Video

    ARIA

    • Girls Like that (don't go for guys like us) Custard

    1996

    ARIA -_ Best Australian Video

    ARIA

    • Soldiers - You Am I

    1995

    Best Sound Valenciana Film Festival

    • Universal Appliance Co

    1995

    France TV Supervision -_Henri Langlois Film Festival France

    • Universal Appliance Co

    1995

    Silver Plaque at Chicago International Film Festival

    • Universal Appliance Co

    1995

    Atom Awards -_ Special Prize to film makers

    • Universal Appliance Co.

    1995

    AFI Award 'Best Sound in a Non-_feature film'

    • Universal Appliance Co

    1995

    Golden Reel Award USA Motion Picture Sound Editors -_

    • Universal Appliance Co.

    1994

    New Vision Films -_ Award for Best Director St Kilda Film Festival

    • Palace Cafe

    1994

    Gold Plaque -_Chicago International Film Festival

    • Palace Cafe

    1994

    Dendy Award -_ Sydney Film Festival General category

    • Palace Cafe

    1994

    Best Short Film -_Asia Pacific Film Festival

    • Palace Cafe

    1994

    Dolby Stereo Award

    • _Universal Appliance Co.