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Andrew Bancroft


Two of Andrew Bancroft’s early short films won awards — science fiction tale Planet Man was the first New Zealand short to win the Critic's Week section at the Cannes Film Festival. Aside from his own shorts and a run of arts documentaries for television, Bancroft has also helped develop a successful slate of short films for other directors.

There’s a quote from [director] Robert Bresson I have on my wall: 'Only the knots which tie and untie inside the characters give the film its movement, its true movement'. Andrew Bancroft