Andrew Haigh

Andrew Haigh worked as an assistant editor on films such as Gladiator and Black Hawk Down before debuting as a writer/ director with the short film Oli. In 2009 her directed his first feature length film, Greek Pete which debuted at the London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival and won the Artistic Achievement Award at Outfest. 

His break-out film, Weekend, premiered at the SXSW Film Festival winning the Emerging Visions Audience Award before being released worldwide. It went to win numerous awards including 2 British Independent Film Awards and an Evening Standard Award for Best Screenplay. Andrew also won the London Film Critics Award for Best Breakthrough Filmmaker. The film appeared on many ‘best of the year’ lists including the New York Times and the film has since received a prestigious Criterion Collection release. 

Haigh is currently the Executive Producer on the HBO show Looking, currently in it’s second season, for which he also writes and direct multiple episodes. 

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