Andy Newman works for Big Cartel and is a filmmaker and writer based in Los Angeles, CA.


About Andy

By day, Andy supports artists at Big Cartel. By night, he's an award-winning director and video producer of projects like PortraitWhy We Create, and Built in Cbus. His work has been created for clients including The United States Olympic Committee, Vox Media, The Ohio State University, HOMAGE, and JackThreads. After growing up in Columbus, Ohio, he is currently relocating to sunny Southern California along with his wife, son, and two dogs.



2014 AVA Digital Awards Platinum Winner for DirectingFeatured on the New York Institute of Photography blog, mentioned by InstagramWe Are JUXT interview with Andy Newman. Also featured on PhotojojoFStoppersISO 1200PictureCorrectHis Little LadyFilmmaker IQCOOL FOUNDRYDigital Photography Review, and more.

PetaPixel: "...a beautifully shot documentary that may remind many of you of why you fell in love with the art in the first place."

Columbus Alive: "...a lesson in inspiration and how to find it, when to say no to certain projects, and how to define your art in a world of artists."

Instagramers: "...a beautiful story showing Instagramers and Photographers are not living in two different worlds and really just share the same feelings and passion."

Acufocal: "What Marissa Mayer clumsily said recently, Andy Newman has addressed a little more sensibly and sensitively"

Columbus Alive: "The film quietly, beautifully lets you decide whether both are artists."


Featured on DesignTAXICreative LiveDigital Photography Review, The PortlandDenverMinneapolis, & SF EgotistISO 1200HUH.DIY PhotographyInterviewTHEMEBig CartelPictureCorrectCreative NestlingsThe 5 to 9 Life, and more.

PetaPixel: "A great dose of motivation"

FStoppers: "Now if you'll excuse me I feel the need to get out and create something."

Creative Planet Network: "Get inspired"

SLR Lounge: "A beautiful look into the hearts and souls of artists"


Finalist as best behind the scenes video of 2011 for FStoppers. Featured on PetaPixelStroboxAcufocalDoobybrainNewschoolers, and more.

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