Brian Andrews

Assistant Professor // Visual Effects, Animation, Cinema Production
School of Cinematic Arts
Brian Andrews

Bio and Research Information

Brian Andrews is a storyteller and visual technologist. His creative research explores the interplay of nature, culture, and technology within developing visual mediums. This manifests as artworks and visual effects for films, museums, planetariums, podcasts, and currently virtual and augmented reality applications. His creative works have been featured in the Sundance Film Festival, Cannes XR - Festival de Cannes, Montréal Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Bogota Short Film Festival, Cleveland International Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival and the Nashville Film Festival among many others. Exhibitions include the São Paulo Museum of Modern Art, the Queens Museum, Hyde Park Art Center, and the California Academy of Sciences. Always an inquisitor of the creative process, he also records on contemporary art as a senior producer and co-host for Bad at Sports. Andrews was awarded a Master of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, as well as a dual Bachelor of Arts with Highest Honors in Visual Arts, Psychology, and a minor in Media from the University of California San Diego. He is an active member of the Visual Effects Society. Currently he serves as the chair of Post-Production at DePaul University’s School of Cinematic Arts.

Research Area

Visual Effects, Animation, Cinema Production

Specific Research Area

Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Virtual Production

Schedule for Winter 2021-2022

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