Andrew Lancaster is an award-winning Australian film director and producer. He is best known for his work on the critically acclaimed films The Sapphires and Holding the Man.
Born in Sydney in 1980, Andrew Lancaster attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and graduated with a degree in Directing in 2000. After graduation, he worked as a production assistant on several low-budget films before moving to London to pursue his dream of becoming a director.
In London, Andrew Lancaster wrote and directed two short films, both of which won numerous awards at international film festivals. This success led to Andrew being accepted into the prestigious National Film and Television School (NFTS) in the UK, where he graduated with a Master of Arts in Directing.
On returning to Australia, Andrew Lancaster made his feature film debut in 2006 with the movie The Bet. The movie was a critical and commercial success, and was nominated for several awards. This success was followed by his second feature film, The Sapphires, in 2012. The Sapphires was a commercial and critical success and won several awards, including the AACTA Award for Best Film.
In 2015, Andrew Lancaster wrote and directed the movie Holding the Man, a biographical drama based on the memoir of the same name. The movie was a critical success and was nominated for several awards.
Andrew Lancaster is currently working on the movie That's Not Me, a coming of age comedy-drama about a young woman struggling to make it in Hollywood. The movie is due for release in 2017.
Andrew Lancaster is a talented and passionate filmmaker who is a great role model for aspiring directors. He has achieved a great deal of success in his career and is set to continue to make innovative and thought-provoking films in the future.