Andrea Arnold, born in Dartford, is an English director and writer. Andrea won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for her Short Film WASP in 2005. Her first feature film, RED ROAD won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2006. Her second feature FISH TANK starring Kate Jarvis and Michael Fassbender also won the Jury Prize in 2009. In 2011, she directed an adaptation of Emily Bronte’s WUTHERING HEIGHTS. The film was shown at the 68th Venice International Film Festival where it won the Golden Osella for Best Cinematography.
Andrea’s fourth feature AMERICAN HONEY was nominated for a BAFTA, for 6 BIFA Awards and 6 Independent Film Spirit Awards. For TV, Andrea has directed Jill Soloway’s TRANSPARENT and I LOVE DICK and in 2018, she directed the second series of BIG LITTLE LIES for HBO. Andrea’s most recent film and first feature length documentary, COW, premiered at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival to rave reviews. It is currently being shown at film festivals around the world.
Films (selection'): MILK (1998, K), DOG (2001, K), WASP (2003, K), RED ROAD (2006), FISH TANK (2009), WUTHERING HEIGHTS (2011), AMERICAN HONEY (2016), I LOVE DICK (2017, TV-Series), BIG LITTLE LIES (2019, TV-Series)