Photographer, Filmmaker, Producer
New York/Montreal/Los Angeles
Andi State is a Montreal and Hudson NY based filmmaker and photographer. For her first feature, she produced the dark comedy Peepers (2010), funded by Telefilm and distributed by E1 Entertainment, which was nominated for five Canadian Comedy Awards and three ACTRA Awards. Andi went on to make three feature-length documentaries with a camcorder, directing, shooting, and editing 'Suuns Europe 2011' for which Arcade Fire’s Jeremy Gara provided the sound design, which premiered at Montreal’s prestigious Festival du Nouveau Cinema in the Panorama Section, and 'The Shigawake Movie' (2016), an atmospheric portrait of a small town country fair which premiered on CBC’s Absolutely Quebec. She has created several video installations including House (2012), which showed at Art Basel in Miami, and in 2018 directed an interactive music video for Envision Management artist, Sarah Pagé, shot in 360 degrees and focusing on a harp. On the photography side, Andi’s photos have been published in Rolling Stone, Dazed, and Fashion and she self-published Death Valley, a book of landscapes, in 2017. She is currently working on the music series, Off the Floor at Hotel 2 Tango, and a new film about the Hudson River.