Larisa Andrews

Larisa Andrews

Program Completed at the CFC

Cineplex Entertainment Film Program (Producers' Lab), Tribeca All Access

Title While at CFC

Producer

Completion Year

2002, 2008

Current Information

Biography

As president, Larisa oversees the development, financing and production of feature films and television for Creative Engine Pictures. She is currently developing eight feature films with both emerging and established filmmakers with unique voices. She is currently financing and packaging her second and third feature films Size of a Fist and Red Velvet Girls which are slated for production in spring 2008. In addition to a busy feature film slate she is producing the television series Smart Cookies for W and recently completed producing the 13-episode television series True Pulp Murder for Global Television, and is developing a one-hour drama called Shadows of Power based on the award-winning novel called The Lottery by Beth Goobie. She recently was a producer on the feature film Blue State, starring Anna Paquin and Breckin Meyer, which made its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival 2007. Blue State will be theatrically released in Canada by TVA Films and is in worldwide through MGM Home Entertainment. In 2005, Larisa produced the feature film Marker with Brightlight Pictures by award-winning director John Paizs and she was the Line Producer on the CBC television series Make Some Noise (winner of the Shaw Rocket Prize and NHK Japan Prize for excellence in Youth programming). A graduate of the Canadian Film Centre’s Producer’s Lab, Larisa has also produced numerous independent short films including, for the CBC, Salmon Changed Evening and for Bravo!, Dancing Waters, which was invited the 2007 Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner. In addition she was worked as Producer, Line Producer, Development Executive, Production Executive, Manager of Development and Business Affairs and Production Manager for entertainment companies such as Infinity Features, Insight Film Studios, Omni Film Productions and Forefront Entertainment