Andrew Desmond

After attending the ESRA (Ecole Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle) film school in Paris and obtaining a Master Degree in filmmaking at Denis Diderot University, he went on to direct music videos, commercials, and several short films. His latest short ENTITY was selected in over 50 festivals worldwide (Gerardmer, NIFFF, PIFAN, Clermont-Ferrand, Rhode Island, Sunscreen), won 5 awards, and was bought by Cine + and NBC Universal in France, Shorts TV in the UK and the Kqed Network (PBS) in the USA. Andrew comes to the BIFFF with his feature debut THE SONATA, starring Freya Tingley, Simon Abkarian, James Faulkner and Rutger Hauer.