screenwriter & maker of film stuffs
ANDREA SHAWCROSS specializes in whip-smart one hour YA drama and mysteries, and sold five features in the last 24 months (yes, pretty much since Covid).
Originally from the ice cold winter town of Winnipeg, Canada (sorry, not sorry), Andrea gave up the prairie life and now splits her time between Vancouver, Canada and Venice, CA.
Andrea co-wrote LOVE ON HARBOR ISLAND that premiered on the Hallmark Channel and A VINEYARD ROMANCE for REEL ONE that shot last summer. At the same time, Andrea busted out her inner surrogate to write MATERNAL DESIRE, a thriller for Lifetime produced by IMOTO Productions. This summer, Andrea is writing two more thrillers for Lifetime via Johnson Production Group.
Before all this big time movie writing, Andrea wrote and co-created YOUNG & RECKLESS the webserie,s officially selected to screen at the Austin Film Festival received distribution on Air Canada.
Andrea was writer and story editor on the series FUTURE PROOF (FNX), and last month, her YA drama pilot FRENCH CLUB made it to Blacklist's Top List.
And in case you're still reading this, Andrea wrote and directed a number of short films including MY EX-GIRLFRIEND GOOGLE (shot by MASTER OF NONE cinematographer Mark Schwartzbard) that was published on WhoHaha.com, a website whose aim is to shine a spotlight on funny women, co-founded by Elizabeth Banks. Andrea also directed the soon-to-be-released short film RUN FOR YOUR LIFE, shot by award-winning cinematographer of THE STAND (2020) David Stockton ASC.
- Andrea is tall. At 5'10", she has been a stunt double for the likes of Tricia Helfer, Daryl Hannah, and Téa Leoni.
- She's a pretty good roller skater. In the mid-aughts, Andrea wrote and performed a one-woman show on roller skates and toured it across Canada. You heard that right.
writings & film stuffs
A Vineyard Romance
Our second movie! A Vineyard Romance was co-written with director Lucie Guest. More romance. More love almost lost. More time with the family watching this gorgeous gem, shot in the heart of British Columbia's Okanagan Valley.
Love on Harbor Island
This Hallmark beauty was directed by co-writer Lucie Guest! LOVE ON HARBOR ISLAND and premiered on the Hallmark Channel summer 2020.
Let's Not Talk About Syria
This gorgeous short film had a spectacular festival run, officially selected for HollyShorts, the Culver City and Burbank Film Festivals, NSI's online festival, and star Lucie guest was nominated for a Best Actress Leo. Directed by Paula Elle and starring Lucie Guest and Jones Bay. Here's the trailer!
The Dangers of
This sweet and sassy web series created by Young & Reckless director Brianne-Nord-Stewart. Paula Burrows won a Best Actress Leo, making that two women in two projects I wrote in 2018, were both nominated for excellence in acting. That's good writing people. Right. And acting.
Young & Reckless
This little baby was an official selection at AFF! I wrote this multiaward-winning webseries, and created it with star Devon Ferguson. C'mon guys #letsdothis
My Ex-Girlfriend Google
"SIRI-ously" MY EX-GIRLFRIEND GOOGLE directed by yours truly, was published on WhoHaha.com,co-founded by Elizabeth Banks that shines a spotlight on funny women. This piece stars the brilliant Anna Lise Phillips ("REVOLUTION", the Australian series "HARROW") and was shot by MASTER OF NONE cinematographer Mark Schwartzbard.