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, showed at select AMC theaters around the country in 2014 and is currently available on Netflix.
In 2012, 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 Netflix.
In 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 UPMed four feature films in 2014: “The Secret Place,” starring Peter Coyote (E.T.), “Baby Steps,” a Taiwanese-American co-production,”From Here to There,” a documentary about Parkour, and “Girl Flu,” starring Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica). Traveling to Athens to film Parkour athletes perform amongst ancient ruins was the highlight of a very busy year.
When not working, Nick likes to travel the world, having recently backpacked in Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Costa Rica and Israel.
Unit Production Manager
From Here to There (Documentary)
The Secret Place
Fifth Horseman (short)