Andrew M. A. Spear

Andrew M. A. Spear

MacSpear Film
Director, Screenwriter and Producer

Toronto, Canada

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July 2013
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About Andrew

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.

Loglines

  • Safe At Home

    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

    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.

Credits

  • Always On My Mind

    Always On My Mind (2016)
    Film (short) by MacSpear Film Writer/Producer/Director A downhearted man tries to get his wife to remember their past life together.

  • Christmas Is Believing

    Christmas Is Believing (2015)
    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

    A Secret Kept (2013)
    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.

  • Steppin' Out

    Steppin' Out
    Film (short) by MacSpear Film and Entertainment Writer-Producer-Director An ignored wife meets up with her lover.

  • Norseman Ice Tents

    Norseman Ice Tents
    Commercial by CKSA-TV Writer-Producer-Director

  • Ducharme Motors

    Ducharme Motors
    Commercial by CKSA-TV Writer-Producer-Director

  • Cat Man

    Cat Man
    Film (short) by MacSpear Film and Entertainment Writer-Producer-Director Excited after finding an authentic book of spells and incantations, a young professor of paranormal studies will quickly discovers the danger in dabbling in the supernatural.

Awards

  • The Southern California Screenplay Competition - The Ballerina, Winner
    (2018)

  • Hollywood Just4Shorts Film and Screenplay Competition - The Ballerina, Semi-Finalist
    (2017)

  • Official Selection The Sochi International Film Festival (Russia) - Christmas Is Believing
    (2016)

  • Award of Distinction Canada Shorts Film Festival - Christmas Is Believing
    (2016)

  • Award of Distinction Canada Shorts Film Festival - Always On My Mind
    (2016)

  • Official Selection Queen City Film Festival - Christmas Is Believing
    (2015)

  • Official Selection Toronto International Short Film Festival - Christmas Is Believing
    (2015)

  • Official Selection Chicago REEL Shorts Film Fest - Christmas Is Believing
    (2015)

  • Official Selection Yorkton Film Festival - Cat Man

Education

  • York U

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