About Andrew Kenneth Gay

Andrew Kenneth Gay is an independent feature filmmaker, the Director of the StarLite Film Festival, and an Assistant Professor of Convergent Media at Southern Oregon University.

As a writer/director Andrew has received multiple awards and over 50 official selections at festivals across the globe, and he has worked as a professional production coordinator, production manager, and assistant director on numerous commercials, reality shows, and features, including media for Spike TV, VH1, the Discovery Channel, and Disney. He also does consulting work with other independent filmmakers, writing feature budgets, business plans, and offering script notes for producers in search of financing. His latest film is a documentary called Highly Sought After, about the worldwide babywearing movement.

Andrew sits on the Board of Directors of the historic Garden Theatre in Winter Garden, FL, a non-profit arts organization that produces the StarLite Film Festival, a competitive exhibition focused on programming entrepreneurial features made on budgets of $200,000 or less.

Andrew publishes his own website dedicated to screenplay studies, Screenplayology, and his research in this area has been presented at the juried conferences of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, the University Film and Video Association, the International Society for the Study of Narrative, and the Screenwriting Research Network. His peer-reviewed work on entrepreneurial screenwriting strategies was recently published in the Journal of Screenwriting.

Andrew’s other passions include Dunkin Donuts coffee and single malt scotch. He lives with his wife Angelyn, daughters Calliope and Darwin, and canine children Gobot and Mahjong in Ashland, Oregon.

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