Andrew Martin studied Fine Arts at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), where he pursued an interest in animation and visual effects. Since graduating in 2004 (with distinction), Martin has worked as a freelance computer graphics artist and animator and has produced visual effects for numerous cinematic theatre productions across Australia. Gus is his filmmaking debut and the first production for his company Honeydew Studios. Martin currently teaches animation at QUT and continues freelance work in the field. He is developing new film ideas for Honeydew Studios and enjoying getting out more now that Gus is finished.