Andrea Kurland

Documentary Filmmaker + Creative Director

Andrea Kurland is a filmmaker, creative director and editorial strategist specialising in documentary filmmaking and photography with a background in journalism. She is Executive Creative Director at TCO London and Editor in Chief at Huck, a premium print magazine, website and film channel that celebrates independent culture.

In her personal work as a writer and filmmaker, Andrea is drawn to human stories that unfold on the fringes, at the pressure points where counterculture and power politics collide. As an editor, Andrea is interested in the creative potential of transmedia storytelling and is working to bring Huck’s editorial voice to life as films, digital experiences, books, events, photography exhibitions and workshops.

Andrea is the creative lead across all brand campaigns at TCO London. She directed the award-winning Body Shop ‘Unseen Kingdoms’ Christmas campaign, winner of the Drum campaign of the year, as well as #WeThe15, Facebook’s global campaign with the Paralympics 2021 – a project that built upon ‘Beyond The Screen’, a series of films produced for Facebook in 2018 by TCO London. 

Andrea has sat on photography judging panels for the Amnesty Awards, Sony World Photography Awards, Independent Photography Festival (I.P.F), PhotoForum and Pilkington Prize, and has delivered talks on disruptive media and photography at the Tate Modern, BJP Breakthrough Sessions, PhotoForum and more.

She served as a short-film commissioner for Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Doc/Dispatch initiative, alongside four other commissioners from The GuardianAl JazeeraField of Vision and The New York Times.