Andrew Orr

Andrew Orr is the Managing Director at Independent, a London based Production and Sales Company. Established in 2005, Independent is now one of the longest established sales companies in London with a library of over 71 Films including titles such as London to BrightonHallam Foe, Moon, Starred Up, Metro Manila.
 
Andrew also works closely with Independent Productions, sourcing material and generating new ideas. Andrew is responsible for raising and closing financing on all Independent productions including We Need To Talk About Kevin, Mr Nice and The Falling. Andrew has also Exec Produced 3rd party acquisitions, including What We Did On Our Holiday. In 2015, Andrew produced Level Up, a feature based on his original idea. The film was sold to Universal and will be released in 2016.
 
Independent is  one  of  the  foremost  sales  companies  for theatrical documentaries and has sold Oscar nominated Exit Through The Shop and Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry. In 2016 Independent will represent Jim Jarmusch’s Gimme  Danger which has been invited to official selection at the Cannes Film Festival; I Am Bolt about Olympic champion Usain Bolt and Supersonic about Oasis.
 
Andrew formerly handled Acquisitions and Business Affairs for The Works International and was involved in the Acquisitions and Sales of over 40 titles including 24 Hour Party People, Sweet Sixteen, Bend it Like Beckham, Whale Rider, In this World and My Summer of Love.