Andrew Kuchanny is a BAFTA shortlisted Director of Photography, who has worked in the industry for over fifteen years.
As a trainee Andrew worked on 28 Days Later by Danny Boyle and Spy Game by Tony Scott, quickly moving on to work as a Camera Operator and later as a Lighting Cameraman. He also has a master’s degree in video production from Middlesex University, which has meant he has been able to teach film at various institutes across the UK.
He is a passionate advocate for using film (celluloid) in modern filmmaking, as well as a hugely experienced digital filmmaker and filmaking tutor.
During his career as a Director of Photography, Andrew has worked with the UK Film Council Triangle Fund to work with emerging filmmakers on their first films, low budget feature films in both the Uk and Bangladesh, award-winning shorts. His work in broadcast focusing on commercial and promo work for companies such as the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Sky, and Discovery, has won Promax awards for various companies. He has lately been working with the BBC iPlayer New Creatives initiative for new filmmakers with Screen South.
His last short film Hip Hop Cafe by Robbie Samuels, had a gala screening during the 2017 BFI London Film Festival.
“I am passionate about filmmaking and the DOP’s role in the process as a storyteller. I love to help and develop people’s ability to tell their own stories.”