Andy Keen

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Andrew "Andy " John David Keen is a Canadian documentary filmmaker whose films include Bobcaygeon starring The Tragically Hip (2012), Escarpment Blues starring Sarah Harmer, and the documentary Seven Painters Seven Places (1999). He was a director of photography on "Know Your Mushrooms" (2009), directed by Ron Mann. Keen has worked as director and cameraman on numerous television commercials and music videos, and in 2010 he was honoured with a Webby Award in the category of Activism for a series of online videos he produced for The Canadian Stem Cell Foundation. Bobcaygeon is a feature film about Canadian rock giants The Tragically Hip and their riotous concert in Bobcaygeon. The film had its World Premiere at the 2012 Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) and in April 2013 won the Juno Award for Music DVD of the Year.

Biography[edit]

Born to Bonnie and Martin Keen in Galt, Ontario, he moved frequently for the first five years of his life until the family settled in Oakville, Ontario. Keen studied at Bishop's University in Lennoxville, Quebec, and Ryerson University in Toronto, before completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Art History) at Concordia University in Montreal. A Ken Kesey inspired bus trip through the United States, where he met Oliver Stone in New Orleans, decided his career in film. After graduating, Keen moved to Toronto, where he began work in the film and television industry as a production assistant. Keen founded Regular Horse Productions in 1997 to produce documentaries and related works.

Filmography[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • 2000 Best Picture Editing in a documentary Gemini Award Nominee Seven Painters Seven Places (1999)
  • 2006 Music DVD of The year Juno Awards Escarpment Blues 2006
  • 2010 Winner People's Voice Award 2010 Webby Awards Best Website (Activism) www.stemcellcharter.org
  • 2011 Award of Merit Advertising and Design Awards "Manifest Moves Issues" 2010
  • 2013 Music DVD of The Year 2013 Juno Awards "Bobcaygeon" 2012

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