Andrew Gallimore was educated at the University of Wales College of Cardiff and the University of Oxford where he was part of the Reuter Foundation Fellowship Programme for International Journalism. A former print journalist, he became a television reporter working on several news and current affairs programmes in the United Kingdom. Andrew set up an independent production house in 1996 and has directed documentary films for the international market for the past nineteen years. His programmes have been distributed to over forty countries. In recent years, he has directed a series of feature length documentaries which have collected best film awards at festivals around the world, including IFTAs for ‘A Bloody Canvas’ and ‘In Sunshine Or In Shadow’.