Andrew "Andy" Cohen is a 3-time Emmy nominated, independent filmmaker and journalist.
He produced, directed or wrote several award-winning documentaries such as Dealers among Dealers (1996), Killing Kasztner (2008), Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012, short-listed for Best Documentary Academy Award®), The World Before Her (2012, Best Documentary Feature, Tribeca Film Festival), Hooligan Sparrow (2016, short-listed for Best Documentary Academy Award®), Human Flow (2017, short-listed for Best Documentary Academy Award®), Ximei (2020, winner Movies that Matter Activist Award), Beijing Spring (2021, Amnesty Int’l/FIFA Jury Award), and To Kill a Tiger (2022, Best Canadian Feature Film, Toronto International Film Festival). These films were shown at the FIFDH Geneva, Movies That Matter, Venice Film Festival, Telluride, Tribeca, Traverse City, Toronto International Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival among others, and broadcast on PBS, BBC, UK Ch4, ARTE, Netflix, and Amazon.
Cohen also directed and wrote a nine-part series of short films on China’s leading contemporary artists in collaboration with Art Asia Pacific for which he is a contributing editor.
Crossing over from documentary to fiction, Cohen produced his first narrative feature, Little Death (2023), starring David Schwimmer, directed by Jack Begert, written by Dani Goffstein and Jack Begert, produced along with Psycho Films and Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures.
Dealers Among Dealers (1996) writer, producer
Killing Kasztner (2008) writer, producer
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012) producer
The World Before Her (2012) producer
Hooligan Sparrow (2016) producer
Human Flow (2017) producer
Ximei (2019) writer, director, producer
To Kill a Tiger (2022) producer, creative consultant
Jackie The Wolf (2023) producer, creative consultant
Little Death (2023) producer
Talking Tacheles (2024) writer, director, producer
Village Gate (2024) writer, director, producer
Ravensbruck (2024) writer, director, producer
Tibetan Void (2024) writer, director, producer
Arrested Deng Chuanbin (2019) writer, director
La Petite Mort (2019) producer
The Mirrored Facades of Utopia Zhang Wang (AAP 67, 2010)
Ai Weiwei, on the imprisonment and release
from jail (AAP 74, 2011)