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Andrea Vandenboer has produced, directed, edited, coordinated and filmed for documentaries, live events, experimental and animation films, promotional videos, fiction, and a variety of research projects. She formed her production company The Visual Blueprint Productions in 2005, now based in Nova Scotia and formerly co-partnered Theme Room Films in British Columbia. She has created a life rich with experiences in numerous locations working within several artistic mediums, in the theatre, music, fashion, and digital art industries and her travels have taken her throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, Central America, the USA, and Canada. Andrea also has a history of creating memorable conferences, events, and festivals, and coordinated focus group planning, workshops and education programs.


Andrea’s independent films often result in screenings at local and global venues with official selections for International Film Festivals and featured at educational institutions, conferences and events.

The documentary Climate Change and the Human Prospect directed, filmed and edited by Andrea and produced with the Centre for Local Prosperity earned her a Women in Film and Television Atlantic Best Director nomination at the 2019 Screen Nova Scotia Awards and audiences are finding the film to be inspirational in addressing climate change issues.


The documentary Silent No More - Louise Pentz: A Voice for Social Change (www.artforsocialchange.ca), co-produced and directed with Grace Butland and filmed and edited by Andrea has shown in educational institutions, received awards (Audience Choice, Gold Winner, Jury Award Best Short) and continues to screen across North America and on the international film circuit from India to the UK. It featured at the 2016 Local Prosperity Regional Conference on New Economics for Rural Canada, Miramichi, NB and Film Festivals include the 2016 Canadian International Film Festival, Vancouver BC; 2016 Female Eye Film Festival, Toronto ON; 2016 36th Atlantic Film Festival (FIN), Halifax NS; 2017 Shorts On Tap, London UK; 2018 Global Impact Film Festival, Washington DC, USA and 2019 Women Deliver Film Festival, Vancouver BC. 


Andrea served as the editor on the documentary Let’s Find A Way and Let’s Find A Way music video, which she received the Award for Best Sound Editor at the 2009 Toronto ReelHeart International Film Festival, ON. It won Best Short Documentary at the 2009 Washougal International Film Festival and Best Music Video Award at the 2009 On Location Memphis International Film Festival and 2009 Mexico International Film Festival. Her feature documentary Greening the Cube - 100 Mile Housing (www.greeningthecube.com) co-produced and directed with Tyler A. Bradley has been featured at numerous collegiate and post-secondary institutions as an addendum to courses taught in Integrated Environmental Technologies and Green Building and attracted the interest of industry professionals, including the United States Green Building Council and screened internationally.


Andrea is a proud member of Screen Nova Scotia, Canadian Cinema Editors (CCE), Women in Film and Television Atlantic (WIFT-AT), Atlantic Filmmakers Co-operative (AFCOOP) and the Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC). She continues to cultivate collaborative endeavours and is excited to invite more her way!