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Andrew Adelson

Part-Time Lecturer

Award-winning producer Andrew Adelson has had 29 years of experience in managing both the creative and business aspects of film, television and digital media businesses. He has produced 28 TV and film projects, released or broadcast through IFC Films, First Look Studios, HBO, Showtime, TNT, ABC, CBS, NBC and Lifetime.

Andrew’s projects have received multiple Emmy nominations, 2 Humanitas Prizes, Canada's Gemini Award, the Parents’ Choice Award, a NAMI Award and the Penn/Faulkner Award.. Many of his projects have been international co-productions having shot n Japan, UK, Italy, Ireland and Canada. Andy has also founded and consulted Internet companies focusing on media, social, educational and political concerns.

From 2010 – 2013, Andrew worked in Singapore as Assistant Professor for Chapman University’s Worldwide Program, teaching the various business and creative aspects involved with media entrepreneurism.