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Andrew Currie (director)

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Name  Andrew Currie
Role  Film director

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Nominations  Gemini Award for Best Direction in a Comedy Program or Series
Movies  Fido, Barricade, Mile Zero, The Delicate, The Steps
Similar People  Jody Thompson, K'Sun Ray, Dennis Heaton, Dylan Baker, Eric McCormack

Education  Simon Fraser University

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Andrew Currie is a Canadian film director and screenwriter.

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Born in England, Currie grew up in Victoria, British Columbia and studied arts before turning his interests towards film. In 1997, Currie moved to Toronto, Ontario to study at Norman Jewison's Canadian Film Centre.

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Career

In 2001, Currie directed his feature debut, Mile Zero.

In 2006, Currie handled his first larger budget film. Fido was shot for "around $9 million". The film, influenced by "Romero's mythology of zombie-ism" and Jacques Tourneur's I Walked with a Zombie, featured performances by Carrie-Anne Moss, Billy Connolly and Dylan Baker.

Awards

Mile Zero appeared at numerous film festivals and won a "WorldFest Platinum Award" in Houston, Texas, a "CityTV Award for Best First Feature" in Victoria, British Columbia, and a "Best Feature Award" at Moondance International Film Festival in Boulder, Colorado.

In 1997, Currie won the "Best New Western Canadian Director" award at the Vancouver International Film Festival for his short film Night of the Living. Currie was nominated for a Best Direction in a Comedy Program or Series Gemini Award for Twisteeria, a half-hour children’s comedy made for YTV, in 1999. In 2007, he won a special jury prize for Fido at the Gérardmer Film Festival. That same year, Currie won the audience award at the London Canadian Film Festival for Fido.

Writer

  • Persistence of Memory (1993)
  • Night of the Living (1997)
  • Fido (2006)
  • Director

  • Persistence of Memory (1993)
  • Night of the Living (1997)
  • Twisteeria (1998) (TV)
  • Mile Zero (2001)
  • Sleep Murder (2004) (TV)
  • Fido (2006)
  • Barricade (2012)
  • The Steps (2015)
  • References

    Andrew Currie (director) Wikipedia


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