Andrea Sperling

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Andrea Sperling
Occupation film producer
Years active 1992–present

Andrea Sperling is an American independent film producer based in Los Angeles.[1] The films she has produced include Totally Fucked Up, But I'm a Cheerleader, D.E.B.S. and Itty Bitty Titty Committee and the Sundance Top Prize winning Like Crazy.


Sperling graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts in Film History, Theory and Criticism.[1] While she was at college, she interned at Avenue Pictures.[2] Gregg Araki, who was Sperling's professor, asked her to work with him on The Living End.[3]

Sperling is on the board of directors of non-profit organization and film production company POWER UP.[1] Founded in 2000 by Stacy Codikow and Amy Shomer, POWER UP promotes the visibility of lesbians in entertainment and the media.[4]

Sperling has two children with director Jamie Babbit.[5][6][7][8]



  1. ^ a b c Wolfe, Kathy. "Andrea Sperling Presented with the Wolfe Achievement Award". Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. Archived from the original on 9 May 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-26. 
  2. ^ Bowen, Peter (September 1996). "Bringing up Indie - film producer Andrea Sperling - Interview". ArtForum. Archived from the original on 26 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-26. 
  3. ^ Faggioli, Claire (2007-06-04). "Andrea Sperling, powering up". SF360. Archived from the original on 2007-10-09. Retrieved 2007-09-27. 
  4. ^ Gomez, Enrique (2007-04-04). "Interview with Jamie Babbit and Lisa Thrasher". Archived from the original on 2007-09-02. Retrieved 2007-05-14. 
  5. ^ Warn, Sarah (June 2004). "Interview with Jamie Babbit". Archived from the original on 7 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-14. 
  6. ^ Dick, Kirby (director) (2006). This Film Is Not Yet Rated (Motion picture (DVD)). New York, NY: IFC Films. Archived from the original on 4 July 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-16. 
  7. ^ Belge, Kathy (2007-06-24). "Jamie Babbit Interview". Archived from the original on 5 November 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-22. 
  8. ^ Ryder, Caroline (2008-01-18). "We Rabbit With Babbit". Archived from the original on 2008-01-20. Retrieved 2008-01-18. 

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