Andrew Elizaga

Andrew Elizaga

USA

Andrew Elizaga spent his teenage years reading Film Comment magazine and skipping school to watch films in Seattleā€™s art house cinemas. His documentary filmmaking career grew out of making short videos about sea kayaking, wooden boatbuilding, and traditional arctic kayaks. In partnership with cinematographer Katya Palladina, he has completed a number of short films including three award-winning documentaries A HOSPITAL IN THE PINES, FAKE IT TILL YOU MAKE IT, and DANCING WITH HOPE. His documentary PATRINELL: THE TOTAL EXPERIENCE, co-directed by Tia Young, screened at Seattle Film Festival.