Andrea Calderwood

As an independent producer and partner in Potboiler Productions with producing partner Gail Egan, Andrea was previously Head of Drama at BBC Scotland and Head of Production at Pathé Pictures, and has produced and executive produced over 30 award-winning feature films and TV series.

These credits include Jed Mercurio’s Cardiac Arrest; the adaptations of Iain Banks’s The Crow Road and Stonemouth for BBC; Lynne Ramsay’s debut feature Ratcatcher; Kevin Macdonald’s BAFTA and Oscar-winning The Last King of Scotland; David Simon & Ed Burns’ Emmy-winning series Generation Kill for HBO; I am Slave, directed by Gabriel Range and written by Jeremy Brock; Half of a Yellow Sun, based on the Orange prize winning novel by Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton; Andrew Bovell’s adaptation of John le Carré’s A  Most Wanted Man; A Little Chaos, directed by Alan Rickman and starring Kate Winslet and Matthias Schoenaerts; Trespass Against Us, starring Michael Fassbender and Brendan Gleeson; Woman Walks Ahead written by Steven Knight and directed by Susanna White starring Jessica Chastain, Michael Greyeyes and Sam Rockwell; and last year, an adaptation of Sarah Waters’ novel The Little Stranger, directed by Lenny Abrahamson, Yuli, inspired by the life of Carlos Acosta written by Paul Laverty and directed by Iciar Bollain and The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind written and directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor.