Andrea is a filmmaker from Northern Ireland. She directed three episodes of BBC3's drama-thriller Clique, starring Aisling Franciosi (The Fall) and Louise Brealey (Sherlock). Her most recent short film The Party was nominated for a Bafta for Best British Short 2017 and has screened at many festivals internationally, also winning the nomination for the European Film
Awards: Best European Short at the at the Cork Film Festival.
After making her first short film The Flyer, for which she was nominated for a Bafta Scotland new talent award, Andrea studied Directing at the NFTS and graduated in 2011 with a portfolio of short films. She was selected for Channel 4’s Coming Up scheme, gaining her first broadcast credit with the single drama Sammy's War (2013), and went on to direct two episodes of BBC Northern Ireland's drama 6 Degrees (2014). She was selected for Northern Ireland Screen’s Emerging Auteurs scheme to support the development of her first feature film The Rain Days, and she took part in the EIFF talent lab in 2016 to further develop this project.
Drama which explores the messy realities of parenthood, marriage and what happens when a mother switches the reset button on her life
Six-part thriller for BBC Studios
Short film funded through the Irish Film Board After '16 scheme commemorating, celebrating and ruminating on 1916 and the events of Easter Sunday.
Isla is eighteen years old. She lives on a farm with her father and four siblings. Once, when no one was looking, she went running in the rain. She has never seen the sun