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Andy Kirkman

Best Boy Electrics, Best Boy Grip, Gaffer

Career Summary

Andy is a highly experienced VCA graduate Director. He dove head first into lighting department very early in his education and spent much of his time at VCA building his skills as a Gaffer and Grip on student and independent films. While he is a highly skilled Director, DOP, and an award winning screenwriter... Andy's true love lies in the versatility of a humble C-stand.


Double Black Trailer (Director)

Check Yourself - Fulton St (Gaffer)

Fear No Evil (Gaffer)

Festivals, Awards, Nominations

  • 2018

Education & Other Accreditation

  • 2019, VCA, Australia, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television)

Special and Technical Skills

- Highly experienced working with a wide range of different Directors and DOP's, with wildly different workflows and creative styles. - Experience with most common Tungsten, Fluorescent, LED and HMI lighting systems. - Experience with safe rigging (inside and outside) of most lighting stands, c-stands, modifiers (frames up to 12x12).

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