andireiss.com™

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Andi Reiss is an independent multidisciplinary creative, documentary maker, producer and film and video artist, aspiring to create content that influence audiences educationally, politically, artistically and spiritually.  Over the past twenty years he has made all kinds of content for broadcast and online and is an international festival award-winning documentary producer; a self-shooting producer/director, editor and photographer. He also works as a writer, art director, digital conceptualist, audio designer, abstract painter, cartoonist and freelance lecturer/educator with research interest in experimental and immersive storytelling.

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CV Andi Reiss (andireiss.com) 2020 or save this page as a .pdf.

  • Member of the Directors Guild of Great Britain (DGGB)
  • Associate member of the British Film Editors (BFE)

Thriving to bring unusual and uncompromising stories to the screen, since 1993 Andi has been immersed in the independent media industry, working across platforms. He has travelled extensively on assignments and shoots, is creative, collaborative and enterprising and has a track record of working on in-depth, complex investigations, whilst being confident working autonomously.  

He runs his own documentary consultancy business, is an educator and associate lecturer at Film Oxford and Bucks New University, is on the jury for the Queens World Film Festival and is a member of  ScreenTalk Oxfordshire.  He is also an avid supporter of Rebel Wisdom.

Additionally Andi has produced, directed, shot and edited a number of drama projects, commercials, corporates, music videos and experimental installations, and is currently exploring alternative content, from 360 video to room-scale interactive VR, investigating how technology can augment a well-told story to create ever more impactful experiences. 

In the dictionary of description,  Andi is articulate, business-minded, creative, dependable, experienced, flexible, gracious, hardworking, innovative, jovial, knowledgable, laudatory, mentoring, nimble-minded, organised, personable, questioning, reliable, sensible, thoughtful, unfazed, versatile, well mannered, xenial, yare and zestful!

Key skills  include:-

  • shooting – confident with most standard industry equipment (F55, FS7, C300, Panasonic GH5s, BM Ursa Mini, PMW200-300, XF305, Canon 5D etc) to a broadcast level, and also on high grade cinematic lenses and in 4K. 
  • research – precise, with a strong mixed methodology for extensive investigation.
  • producing – experienced and versatile in finance development, proposal writing, production management, casting, location management, storyboarding, budgeting and scheduling.
  • editing – an associate member of the BFE (British Film Editors Guild) and has a studio with Avid, Adobe Creative Suite, Da Vinci Resolve, Audition and all graphics software.
  • photography – focusses mainly of street photography, portraiture, behind-the-scenes and events.
  • concept art – able to create storyboards & mood boards, animated graphics,  posters, flyers online banners and digital art.
  • doodler of cartoons and caricatures – sometimes painting and occasionally doing graffiti, all legally of course.
  • VR – skilled in augmented and virtual reality development.
  • teaching – keen to share knowledge and experience with aspiring talent, as a University Associate Lecturer (BNU) and freelance course writer and tutor at Film Oxford.

Andi is also:-

  • a documentary judge on the jury of the Queens World Film Festival in New York.
  • a Trustee for the mental health charity Oxfordshire Mind.
  • a team member of ScreenTalk Oxfordshire.

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“Andi is a brilliant director, filmmaker and editor who will give you the edge you want for production. He’ll also bring a good work understanding too.” Immunity Resource Foundation

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Studio and Annex

Andi’s post production and vo recording studio in Oxford has a self-contained Annex apartment available so you can stay whilst editing. The studio (with Andi editing) is charged at £180 per day or £700 per week, with the Annex at £70 per night or £300 per week.

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As an Editor, Andi is confident on platforms including Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro. He is also fluent in Adobe Audition, After FX, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, Logic Pro and Pro Tools.

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If statistics are to be believed, 43 percent of hirers said they “spend less than 60 seconds looking at a resume or reading a biography”. You’ve come this far and I am most grateful.  Thank you for visiting my site and I hope enjoy delving through my adventures. If you’d like to book me or discuss any other professional matter, please get in touch.

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andi@andireiss.com

73 St Luke’s Road, Oxford, OX4 3JF

210 Lafayette St, New York, New York, 10012

Contact:- UK: +44 (0) 777 571 3363  US: +1 718 316 3359 Email  Skype: andireiss

Andi has Public Liability up to £5,000,000, Professional Indemnity up to £1,000,000, and a clean, 2019 DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check certificate that can be viewed online upon request. He has a driving licence, drone licence and will soon have the right work in the United States, with a Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card).

  • Education: Masters (with Distinction); 21st Century Media Practice 

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Civil Aviation Authority Drone Licence 2020 – 2021