About Andrew Jorgensen

Andrew Jorgensen, has worked in a variety of roles in the entertainment industry for over a decade. He was trained in Film Production at Columbia College Chicago (2007-2010) and George Mason University (2015-2017).

Having been interested in film making since he was a kid, Andrew saw the transition of the film industry from 8 & 16mm film to digital, from standard definition to high definition, and now modern 4k workflows. Andrew has witnessed first hand how much the industry has changed in the last many years, and is passionate about passing on that experience to the next generation of filmmakers.

His professional experience and career in the entertainment industry however, is rooted in live theater. He served as the Technical Director for the only professional theatre in Tyson's Virginia. Having worked for his mentor and long time friend, Founding Artistic Director, Mark Krikstan. He oversaw the implementation of lighting and sound designs for over 25 productions at 1st Stage over 4 incredible seasons. During which time, he saw the company receive 3 Helen Hayes nods for technical achievement.

He has also worked as a projection supervisor and assistant manager at The Angelika Film Center in Fairfax Virginia, and the Angelika Pop Up Theater in Washington DC, where he oversaw 11 digital screens and 3 35mm projectors. His role as a projectionist allowed him to see first hand the ins and outs of film exhibition.

Andrew currently works as the Technical Coordinator for the Film Program at George Mason University, where he oversees the programs vast array of production equipment, computer labs and also proudly mentors over 200 student filmmakers per year through his office and in the classroom.

In addition to Andrew's role at George Mason University, he also works as a freelance Cinematographer, Gaffer, and Grip for both TV and  Independent Film Production in the Greater Washington DC Area. He is also working as an independent filmmaker. Having produced his first short film, The Sun and The Medicine Man in 2019.

 

Andrew is also working on an MFA in New Media Art, where he is focusing on making films that can be exhibited in non traditional formats and spaces.

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