Writer and Director for Film and Television

Andrea is a Bafta-nominated filmmaker from Northern Ireland. She is currently working on The Confessions of Frannie Langton for ITV/Drama Republic. Prior to this, Andrea directed an episode of Soulmates for AMC, and was the lead director on The Trial of Christine Keeler for BBC One/Ecosse Films. In 2018, Andrea directed Come Home - a 3-part drama for BBC One and RED Productions, which won the RTS NI Award for Best Drama, an RTS Award for Best Editing, and garnered Christopher Eccleston an International Emmy nomination for his performance. Before that, Andrea directed on BBC3's hit drama-thriller Clique (series 1).

Her short film The Party was nominated for a BAFTA for Best British Short, and was also a nominee at the European Film Awards in 2017. It picked up several prizes at film festivals internationally. Andrea is a graduate of the National Film & Television School, Channel 4’s Coming Up scheme, and the EIFF Talent Lab. She is currently working between directing television drama and developing feature projects, including the iFeatures-supported film, Across The Water.




Writer Sara Collins

Set in early 19th-century London. Frannie, a slave-turned-servant from Jamaica, finds herself accused of the brutal murder of her master and mistress.

Drama Republic for ITV
1 x 60'
Creator William Bridges
Producer Matthew Bird
  • Charlie Heaton
  • Malin Åkerman
  • Anthology series set fifteen years in the future, when the company Soul Connex has developed a test that can determine the person you were most meant to love with one hundred percent accuracy. 

    AMC Studios
    Producer Rebecca Ferguson
    Writer Amanda Coe
  • Sophie Cookson
  • Ellie Bamber
  • James Norton
  • A fresh look at one of the most infamous British stories of the 20th century: the Profumo Affair.

    Ecosse Films for BBC One
    Come Home
    3 x 60'
    Producer Madonna Baptiste
    Writer Danny Brocklehurst
  • Christopher Eccleston
  • Paula Malcomson
  • Drama which explores the messy realities of parenthood, marriage and what happens when a mother switches the reset button on her life.

    Red Production Company for BBC One
    3 x 45'
    Creator Jess Brittain
    Producer Gabriel Silver
  • Synnove Karlsen
  • Aisling Franciosi
  • Louise Brealey
  • Six-part thriller for BBC Studios. In the first year of university, two childhood best friends find themselves drawn into an elite clique.

    Balloon for BBC Three, BBC One
    Creator Matt Evans & Colin O'Donnell
    Writer Daragh Carville & Susie Farrell
  • Ryan McParland
  • Dermot Murphy
  • Stirling Television for BBC Northern Ireland
    Creator Matt Evans & Colin O'Donnell
    Writer Michael Shannon
  • Jane Austen
  • Ryan McPartland
  • Kerr Logan
  • Six young people striving for answers as they move from youth to adulthood.
    Stirling Television for BBC Northern Ireland
    Producer Toby Welch
    Writer Regina Mariarty
  • Jessica Lester
  • Lucy Cohu
  • Celia Imrie
  • Half-hour drama for Channel 4's Coming Up scheme.
    Touchpaper Television for Channel Four



    The Party
    Nomination: Best Short Film - BAFTA 2017; Nomination:Best European Short Film - European Film Award 2017
    Short Film
    Producer Farah Abushwesha, Emmet Fleming
    Writer Conor MacNeill
  • Anthony Boyle
  • Niall McNamee
  • Eileen O’Higgins
  • Short film funded through the Irish Film Board After '16 scheme commemorating, celebrating and ruminating on 1916 and the events of Easter Sunday.

    Irish Film Board

    Isla is eighteen years old. She lives on a farm with her father and four siblings. Once, when no one was looking, she went running in the rain. She has never seen the sun

    NI Screen
    In development

    Writer & Director 

    Producer Philip Zakrzewski
  • Liam McMahon
  • Tom Carey
  • Emma Deegan
  • Family man Michael feuds with his wayward, rebellious brother on the day of his daughter’s Communion.
    National Film & Television School
    Producer Andrea Harkin
  • Luke Trebilcock
  • Bella Turner
  • A grungy, reckless young father neglects his baby son, until musical inspiration suddenly strikes.
    National Film & Television School
    The Flyer
    Best First-Time Performance: BAFTA Scotland Awards, 2008
    Producer Julie Macintosh, Graham Fitzpatrick
  • Aleksandra Kocela
  • Chris Somerville
  • Polish student Anna struggles to save her long-distance relationship with childhood sweetheart Pawel.
    Pilton Video
    Producer Emma Lamont
  • Florence Hall
  • Scott Hazell
  • A young woman journeys to meet her boyfriend on his release from prison, and to seek forgiveness.
    National Film & Television School
    For Megan
    Best Student Film, London Short Film Festival 2012
    Producer Emma Lamont
  • Simon Howells
  • Melissa McEwen
  • Jealous schoolgirl Rachel follows her best friend into unknown territory and soon finds herself out of her depth.
    National Film & Television School