Andrew M. A. Spear, a graduate of York University's film program, began his career in TV as a writer, producer and director of commercials and PSA's. He has produced, written and directed several short films. Recently his family short (based on his feature script), Christmas Is Believing was an official selection at several international film festivals including; The Chicago International REEL Shorts Film Festival, The Toronto International Short Film Festival and The Sochi International Film Festival in Russia. He followed that up by producing, writing and directing an extremely personal short, Always On My Mind. The story of a man who tries to get his wife, who suffers with Alzheimer's, to remember their life together. The film won an Award of Distinction at the 2016 Canada Shorts Film Festival. Recently, his script for The Ballerina was the winner of the short competition at The Southern California Screenplay Competition and a Semi-Finalist at the Hollywood Just4 Shorts Film and Screenplay Competition.
Survial Class Horror A weekend hike goes horribly wrong for six high school students after discovering their teacher's mutilated body and realize that not only are they lost in the woods, they are being hunted by a blood thirsty creature.
One More Time Drama After the death of his father, a son is reluctant to rejoin his team and play in the championship game.
Safe At Home Comedy ⋄ Drama ⋄ Sports A university freshman returns home for a summer of fun playing baseball and hanging out at the beach with his buddies only to discover that the team has a new, no nonsense coach obsessed on winning a championship.
My Road Trip With Dad Comedy ⋄ Drama When his sister agrees to take in their father, after he is expelled from a nursing home, an estranged son is saddled with the task of driving his cantankerous father across country, giving him 3000 miles to patch up their relationship.
Film by MacSpear Film Writer/Producer/Director When his daughter commits suicide after being sexually assaulted on campus, a despondent father seeks out the justice the courts denied him.
Always On My Mind
Film (short) by MacSpear Film (Drama) Writer/Producer/Director A downhearted man tries to get his wife to remember their past life together.
Christmas Is Believing
Film (short) by MacSpear Film (Family) Writer/Producer/Director A Scrooge of a father has less than 24 hours to change his attitude, in order to give his five year old daughter a Merry Christmas.
A Secret Kept
Film (short) by MacSpear Film and Entertainment (Drama) Writer-Producer-Director During a visit to her mother's grave, a young woman struggles to tell her father a haunting secret that could ruin their relationship.
Film (short) by MacSpear Film and Entertainment Writer-Producer-Director An ignored wife meets up with her lover.
Best Social Justice Short, Atlanta Shorts - The Ballerina
The Southern California Screenplay Competition - The Ballerina, Winner
Hollywood Just4Shorts Film and Screenplay Competition - The Ballerina, Semi-Finalist
Official Selection The Sochi International Film Festival (Russia) - Christmas Is Believing
Award of Distinction Canada Shorts Film Festival - Christmas Is Believing
Award of Distinction Canada Shorts Film Festival - Always On My Mind
Official Selection Queen City Film Festival - Christmas Is Believing
Official Selection Toronto International Short Film Festival - Christmas Is Believing
Official Selection Chicago REEL Shorts Film Fest - Christmas Is Believing
Official Selection Yorkton Film Festival - Cat Man