Andrew Thompson

Andrew Thompson
Film director, Producer, Director of photography (d.o.p.)
Column : Music, Theater, Cinema/tv, Dance

Andrew Thompson - Director / Cameraman

Andrew is a BAFTA and RTS nominated cameraman who has over 12 years experience filming all over the world for C4, BBC, National Geographic and Discovery. Whilst most of his time is spent as a DOP, he increasingly has focused on directing.

He shoots on all formats from Super 16mm to HD. He has extensive film-making experience in hostile environments and has worked in many parts of Africa. Previous camerman credits include; Sex Traffic C4 (08), Inside The Kingdom BBC (07), Brain Keenan in Lebanon BBC (07), Ross Kemp in Afghanistan SKY (07), Geldolf on Africa (04).

Andrew and Lucy Bailey have filmed together on many occasions, and have developed a unique style and way of working. This is their first feature length documentary. In 2008 they formed Explore Films.


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Mugabe et l'Africain Blanc (Mugabe and the White African)



  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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