Andrea Meller


Public bio

Andrea is a Chilean-American, LA based filmmaker originally from New York. Her most recent documentary film "Now En Español" follows the Latina actresses who dub “Desperate Housewives” into Spanish for American audiences. It premiered at the Santa Barbara Film Festival and was nationally broadcast on PBS. Perviously, she  co-directed Emmy-nominated "Hard Road Home "(Independent Lens/PBS) and prior directed "156 Rivington" (Sundance Channel). Her films have screened at SXSW, SilverDocs, 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, Storefront for Art and Architecture, and she has worked for National Geographic, MTV, TLC, Food, WE and Style. Her projects have received support from PBS' Latino Public Broadcasting, California Humanities, Pacific Pioneer, and the National Association of Latino Arts & Culture. Andrea is a fellow of the Film Independent Documentary Lab and the PBS and NALIP Producers Academies and received her BA at Swarthmore College.