A Boston native, Andrew earned his BFA, Cum Laude, as a Writer/Director from the SUNY Purchase Film Conservatory in May ’07. His Undergraduate Thesis film ALL BEFORE DAWN, earned him a Best Student Film Award and Grant from the National Board of Review. Andrew continued studying film at the American Film Institute, earning his MFA in Directing in '09. His graduate thesis short THE RESPONSE won First Place at the Student BAFTA/ LA Awards and was a Blue Panel Finalist for the Student Emmy awards. The film also garnered a West Coast Regional Finalist Nomination from the Student Academy Awards and was screened at nearly twenty festivals including the 2010 AFI Fest.