writings & filmstuffs
Let's Not Talk About Syria
"Let's Not Talk About Syria" written by yours truly 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 Online Dating
I wrote two episodes 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 went to Austin! I wrote this multiaward-winning webseries, co-creating 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.
Samsonite vs Escalator
This 40 second spot is how Devon and I cut our filmmaking teeth --- by making contest-winning commercials. This super profesh piece was shot on a stolen location using a 2 person crew (Devon and I)). And that's me, your friendly flight attendant.
Andrea Shawcross is a screenwriter and filmmaker whose produced credits include "Future Proof" for FNX, and "Love at First Flight", an MOW that completed production in Vancouver, Canada in October and was co-written and directed by Lucie Guest.
Andrea is the writer and co-creator of YOUNG & RECKLESS, the webseries that garnered awards for “Best International Web Series” at the Pilot Light TV Festival in the UK, “Best Comedy Series” and "Best Supporting Actress" awards at the T.O. WebFest, and “Best Editing” at Hollyweb in Los Angeles. Y&R was officially selected to screen in competition at the prestigious Austin Film Festival.
Andrea has also written and directed a number of short films including "My Ex-Girlfriend Google" that was published on WhoHaha.com, a website co-founded by Elizabeth Banks, whose aim is to shine a spotlight on funny women. She also directed the soon-to-be-released short film "Run for Your Life," shot by her rock star cinematographer husband David Stockton ASC.
Andrea's Leo-nominated short film LET'S NOT TALK ABOUT SYRIA went to numerous festivals including Hollyshorts, Culver City and Burbank Int'l Film Festivals and she was a writer and story editor on the web series THE DANGERS OF ONLINE DATING. Both actresses in both projects were nominated for Best Actress Leo Awards (excellence in BC film).
Andrea is currently cooking up Lifetime MOWs with IMŌTO Productions, who are also based in both Los Angeles and Vancouver.
Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Andrea splits her time between Vancouver, BC and Venice, CA with her cinematographer husband and two kitties, Meesha and Li'l Moo.
comedy writer and maker of film stuffs