Andrea Meller

Producer & Director
Migratory Patterns

Andrea is a Chilean-American, Los Angeles based filmmaker. Her most recent documentary film, Hotel USA, about refugees’ first night in America, is being showcased internationally and on the New York Times Op-Docs series. Formerly entitled Port of Entry, the film won the MSPIFF Short Documentary Award last year. Her prior film, Now En Español follows the Latina actresses who dub “Desperate Housewives” into Spanish for American audiences and is currently being nationally broadcast on PBS on VOCES. Previously, she co-directed Emmy-nominated Hard Road Home (Independent Lens/PBS) about formerly incarcerated men and women reentering life in NYC, and she directed 156 Rivington (Sundance Channel) about the artist-run, anarchist center ABC No Rio. Her films have screened at SXSW, Tribeca, SilverDocs, Big Sky, and NY International Latino Film Festival, among others, and by community groups internationally. Her shorter work has screened at the Netherlands Architecture Biennale, Museum of the City of NY, and Storefront for Art and Architecture. Her work has received support from Latino Public Broadcasting/CPB, California Humanities, & National Association of Latino Arts and Culture. Andrea is a fellow of the Film Independent Documentary Lab, the PBS and NALIP Producers Academies, and an alumna of Swarthmore College.