Andy London

Andy London

Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Spring 2018
Andy London

Andy London is a writer, director, animator, educator and co-founder of London Squared. He has been creating graphic novels, films, art installations and animated content since 1992.

Award-winning films include “Subway Salvation”, “The Backbrace”, “A Letter to Colleen” and “Lost Tribes of New York City”. His films have screened in hundreds of festivals including the Tribeca Film Festival, Annecy and the Ottawa International Animation Festival. “Subway Salvation” won the audience award at Florida Film Festival. “A Letter To Colleen” received a Cine Golden Eagle and “Lost Tribes of New York City” was featured in the MoMA show “Talk to Me”, an exhibition on the communication between people, technology and objects, curated by Paola Antonelli. Recently, Andy London received two CUNY Research Foundation grants. One of which funded his animated documentary, “149th and Grand Concourse”. This film won best experimental film at the Gold Movie Awards Goddess Nike and has been shown in over 25 festivals including the Huesca Film Festival and Dok Leipzig. He also received funding for “The English Teecher,” an autobiographical animated short about teaching English as a second language to undocumented immigrants, scheduled for release in 2018.

Andy London resides in Long Island City, New York. As an educator, he develops and oversees the animation program at Hostos, CUNY in the South Bronx. Three years ago, the program had twenty animation majors. Today it has over one hundred majors, a roster of award-winning films and students going on to attend programs at SVA, Art Institute of Chicago, Parsons and NYU.

 

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