Nick Andrus is a freelance Line Producer/Production Manager based in Los Angeles. A graduate of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, Nick works on independent feature films, commercials, music videos and shorts.
In 2011, Nick line produced a film called “Boys of Abu Ghraib,” starring Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings, Rudy). “Boys of Abu Ghraib,” which was filmed in New Mexico, will be showing at select AMC theaters around the country starting on March 28, 2014. It is also available on iTunes & Video on Demand.
After that, Nick traveled to New York City to line produce feature films: “The Challenger,” starring recently departed Oscar-nominee Michael Clarke Duncan (Green Mile) and “Contest,” starring Kenton Duty of the Disney Channel show “Shake it Up!”. “Contest” premiered at the Mill Valley Film Festival in 2013 and then aired on the Cartoon Network. “Contest” is currently available on DVD & Blu-ray on Netflix.
In the summer of 2013, Nick worked in Los Angeles as a UPM on a Japanese/American film called “Masterless,” the story of an architect whose personal tragedies lead him into a mysterious Japanese spirit world.
Nick has UPMed two feature films in 2014 already: “The Secret Place,” starring Peter Coyote (E.T.) and “Baby Steps,” a Taiwanese-American co-production.
When not working, Nick likes to travel the world, having recently backpacked in Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Costa Rica and Israel.
The Day Before Christmas (teaser trailer)
Unit Production Manager
The Secret Place
Fifth Horseman (short)