Trevor Anderson

Born in
AB
Canada
Alberta CA
Lives in
Edmonton , AB
Canada
Alberta CA
Biography

Independent filmmaker, actor, producer. Trevor Anderson is a self-taught, independent filmmaker based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His work has screened at many major international film festivals, including Sundance, Berlin, SXSW, Toronto, AFI Fest, Melbourne, Hot Docs, True/False, Slamdance, Outfest, Frameline, Los Angeles Film Festival, and many more. His films have been broadcast on CBC, Canal+ France, Bravo! and MTV. His 2012 film THE MAN THAT GOT AWAY (2012) premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) where it won the D.A.A.D. Short Film Prize. THE ISLAND (2009) which won Best Short Film at the Pink Apple Festival in Zürich, Switzerland; and ROCK POCKETS (2007) which won the inaugural Lindalee Tracey Award at Hot Docs in Toronto, presented to “an emerging Canadian filmmaker working with passion, humour, a strong sense of social justice and a personal point of view.” In January 2012, Anderson was selected to study under master filmmaker Werner Herzog at his Rogue Film School. Anderson is also the drummer in the Canadian rock’n’roll band THE WET SECRETS. Anderson’s films tackle LGBT issues with humour and heart setting him apart.

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