Photography provided by  Krista McMillan

Photography provided by Krista McMillan


Producer | Director

Andrew Williamson is a seasoned producer and director who started OFF ISLAND in 1999. He executive produced the award-winning doc series Emergency Room: Life & Death at VGH for The Knowledge Network/Discovery and High Moon, a pilot coventure with Universal Cable Productions and Executive Producer Bryan Fuller. He also produced Gastown Gamble for the OWN Network.

Andrew is producing the documentary feature The Magnitude of All Things with Jennifer Abbott (The Corporation) and Whale and Raven, a Canadian / German coproduction with the National Film Board of Canada and ARTE. He has worked with all the major Canadian networks and funding agencies including producing ground breaking digital media content like The Dark Corner (Bell Media), Spiral (TELUS) and Yukonic, for the Canadian Government, which premiered in New York’s Times Square.

Andrew was recently VP Production & Digital for Lark Productions where he produced digital and social media campaigns for televisions series including Motive (CTV), Emergency Room: Life & Death at VGH, Gastown Gamble, The Real Housewives of Vancouver (Shaw) and Mom's A Medium (Corus).

Andrew is the founder of Crazy8s and was previously Director of Industrial Relations at the Canadian Media Producers Association, Manager at Directors Guild of Canada and Director of Development for Keatley Entertainment. He volunteers with Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project to help educate people about climate change.