FUTURE ENCOUNTER - Andrew McVicar

Writer/Director, British - Compulsion

Having spent his early life in the Middle East, Andrew returned to the UK to study Literature & Film. He made a documentary at a workshop led by Abbas Kiarostami, followed by the short drama Breathe For Me, which premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival and played many other European festivals. His next project, Lamb, premiered at Encounters in 2008 and played Oberhausen, Krakow, Brest and Hamburg amongst other international festivals, gaining the Jury Special Mention at Nice Film Festival 2009 and inclusion in Oberhausen’s Best of the Festival DVD.

His latest short film Compulsion premiered at London Film Festival 2011 and won Best Film at London Short Film Festival 2012. Andrew also works as development producer of feature film and gallery installations at Third with Samm Haillay and Duane Hopkins. He’s currently writing his debut feature and developing another short film.

Compulsion Trailer

The first cut is the deepest.