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Mr. Andrew Millington

Mr. Andrew Millington

Senior Lecturer in Motion Picture Arts

Head, Department of Creative and Performing Arts

Department: EBCCI

Bio

Andrew Millington has lived and worked in the United States for over thirty years as a filmmaker and Professor of Film Howard University in Washington, DC. A Senior Lecturer in Motion Picture Arts he is an award-winning independent writer, director, producer and editor of film whose work includes the narrative feature film Zora’s Dream (2017), Guttaperc (2000) and the short film Masks (1998). A documentary Shakespeare in the Caribbean; The Caribbean in Shakespeare was commissioned by the British Council and completed in 2017. He is currently producing a documentary series Sugar, Spirits and Sovereignty, a historical treatment of the evolution of Barbadian society. In 2021 he will begin production on a new dramatic film John Crow Paradise through his production company Shango Films Inc.

Qualifications

MFA Film, Howard University 1996
MA Mass Communication, 1992

Research Areas

From Rebellion to Reparations 1816 – 2016, Stories of Sugar, Spirits & Sovereignty: A four-part documentary series. With partial funding from UWI Campus Research Awards, Arts and Sport Promotion Fund, Barbados. Coming Home: A documentary on the life of noted Caribbean novelist George Lamming (In Development) John Crow Paradise (In Development) A woman returns to the Caribbean in search of her estranged father who she last saw when she was a child and confronts a community’s historical legacy, Drama, feature-length.

Interested in Films of the Caribbean and the African Diaspora, Cultural identity, Nationalism and Film, Slavery and Film, Historical Memory and Forgetting.

Teaching Areas

Film Production, Directing, Producing, Screenwriting, Caribbean Film, Film History, Creative Research Project

Select Publications

(2017). Shakespeare in the Caribbean: The Caribbean in Shakespeare. (Producer, Director, Editor, Documentary film, 42 minutes)

(2017). Zora’s Dream (Writer, Producer, Director) dramatic film, 90 minutes).

(2015). John Crow Paradise (Writer, Feature-length).

2000). Guttaperc (Writer, Producer, Director, Editor, dramatic film, 84 minutes).

(1993). Masks (Writer, Producer, Director, Editor, dramatic film, 18 minutes)

Interested in Films of the Caribbean and the African Diaspora, Cultural identity, Nationalism and Film, Slavery and Film, Historical Memory and Forgetting,

Keywords

Film Production, Cinema Studies, Arts, Creative Industries


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