Andy Poyiadgi makes films by day and comics by night.
He likes the solitary nature of one and the collaborative needs of the other. Andy started out at the BBC, creating award-winning promos and branding, then went on to direct commercials and idents as one half of the duo Albert, for clients including Heinz, The Guardian, Ford, Nissan, Wickes and Burger King, as well as a D&AD shortlisted trailer for The Sopranos. In 2015 the duo parted ways amicably and Andy now works solo.
His short film Schizofredric screened internationally, winning awards at the Garden State Film Festival, Rhode Island International Film Festival, Seattle Sci-Fi Film Festival and Sci-Fi London Film Festival.
Andy's first comic, Teapot Therapy, was shortlisted for the Observer Graphic Short Story Prize and was coloured with genuine English Breakfast tea. It has been exhibited at the Mall Galleries and Foyles bookstore in London. He has contributed to various anthologies and produced a strip for Shots magazine, taking an irreverent look at the world of advertising and film. Nobrow published his debut book, Lost Property, in March 2015 and was voted Best One-Shot at the Broken Frontier Awards.
Most recently Andy has shot spots for Vodafone, Hyundai, X Box and Birds Eye and above all else, he likes a good brew.