Columbia Film Festival

Left Of The Dial

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When a "War of the Worlds"-style on-air stunt goes wrong, a disgraced radio hotshot is forced to leave Los Angeles and move back home to try and resurrect her career at the station that developed her in the small town that resents her.


Director Biography - Andrew Lawton

Award-winning filmmaker Andrew Lawton (PGA) hails from Melbourne, Australia, and has spent the past twenty years working with many of the biggest names in the industry. Most recently, he directed Neil Patrick Harris, Liam Neeson, Helen Mirren and Alec Baldwin in 'A Roundabout Road to Broadway' for NBC. This special won Andrew a Telly Award, AVA Digital Gold Award, Hermes Creative Gold Award, Creativity International Gold Award, and the Marcom Platinum Award. He followed by directing Jane Krakowski in 'From Basements to Broadway,' Vanessa Williams in 'Thriving Through Theater,' and co-producing the feature documentary 'Vigilante' with Cinema 59 Productions.


Andrew is the writer/director of the films 'Couch Surfer,' 'Rain,' 'Some Guy Called Toby,' and 'Have You Seen Calvin?,' the latter winning Best Film at the 2016 Chicago Comedy FIlm Festival. He has also directed numerous commercials and a series of music videos for Universal Music Group.


Andrew first moved to the U.S. on scholarship to Sarah Lawrence College and graduated with his MFA in 2003. A proud New Yorker, he currently resides with his wife, two sons, and their peagle in lower Manhattan.

  • Year
    2021
  • Runtime
    49:45
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States