Andrew Cohn

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Andrew Cohn
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Born Ann Arbor, Michigan
Residence Los Angeles, California
Occupation Director, Producer, Editor

Andrew Cohn is an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker[1] originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan. He most recently directed a 6-part documentary series for Starz entitled Warriors of Liberty City, which was executive produced by Lebron James.[2] His film, Night School, premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, was supported by a MacArthur grant[3] and was released by Oscilloscope Laboratories.[4] He is the director of the documentary Kid Danny for ESPN Films’ 30 for 30 series[5] and his first film, Medora, went on to win an Emmy for PBS’ Independent Lens series.[6] Cohn’s newest feature, Danny Brown: Live at The Majestic, will be released through Apple Music later this year.[7]

Cohn began his career working for author and This American Life contributor Davy Rothbart at Found Magazine.[8] After graduating from Eastern Michigan University, he found work as a screenwriter in Los Angeles. Cohn finally broke into the non-fiction world with his short film, Dynamic Tom, which was featured on McSweeney's Wholphin collection[9] and his second short film, Chile Road.[10] His doc-short, Destination Park, recently premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.[11]

Filmography[edit]

  • Dynamic Tom, 2009
  • Chile Road, 2011
  • Medora, 2013 (with Beachside Films)
  • Kid Danny, 2014 (with ESPN Films)
  • Night School, 2016
  • Danny Brown: Live at the Majestic, 2018
  • Destination Park, 2018
  • Warriors of Liberty City, 2018 (with Starz)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andrew Cohn (II) IMDB".
  2. ^ "Starz Greenlights Four Docu-Series, Including LeBron James-Produced 'Warriors of Liberty City'".
  3. ^ "MacArthur Supports 15 New Documentary Films".
  4. ^ "Oscilloscope Rounds Out Growing Documentary Slate with 'Night School' and 'Santoalla' — Exclusive".
  5. ^ "Kid Danny".
  6. ^ "Independent Lens Wins Two News & Documnentary Emmys".
  7. ^ "Danny Brown Shares 'Live at The Majestic' Apple Music Concert Documentary Trailer".
  8. ^ "Five Questions with Medora Directors Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart".
  9. ^ "Dynamic Tom".
  10. ^ "New Doc Turns the Table on Filmmaker's Friend".
  11. ^ "Tribeca Online Film Guide".

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