Andrew Silver (producer)

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Andrew Silver
Andrew Silver

(1942-07-12) July 12, 1942 (age 77)
OccupationFilm director, producer and writer
Years active1975-present

Andrew Silver is an award-winning[citation needed] film director, writer and producer. A graduate of MIT, Silver began his foray into film as a theater arts and film analysis teacher at Brandeis University in 1968.[1] In 1975 he earned his doctorate in organizational psychology from Harvard Business School.[1]

Silver is a co-author of "A Film Director's Approach to Nurturing Creativity," a chapter in the Harvard Business School Press anthology Breakthrough Thinking, a member of the Council for the Arts at MIT, the board of directors of the Coolidge Corner Theater, the Board of Governors of the HBSAB, and is a research affiliate at MIT, where he leads a seminar on organizational change and leadership.

His film career began with Kurt Vonnegut's "Next Door" which won a prize and played on Masterpiece Theater.

His 2019 film is titled: Who Shapes Us: Profiles of Early Childhood Educators.


Selected Films

  • Second Wind (2018) - Producer, director
  • Surprise Engagement (2015) - Producer, director
  • Radio Cape Cod (2008) - Producer, director
  • Profiles in Aspiration (2005)[2]
  • Return (1985) - Writer, director, co-producer
  • Prophetic Voices (1984) - Producer - Director
  • Harry Callahan, A Need to See and Express (1982)
  • The Murderer (1976) - Producer - Director - adapted from the story by Ray Bradbury
  • Next Door (1975) - Producer - Director - adapted from the story by Kurt Vonnegut


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