Inspiring Future Filmmakers

Andrew Garrison helps students tell stories through documentary and fiction films

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Andrew Garrison, associate professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film, appears in a profile that aired on the Longhorn Network. An independent filmmaker, Garrison teaches narrative and documentary production courses, including East Austin Stories. His work has screened at Sundance Film Festival, South by Southwest and the New York Film Festival.

His most recent film, "Trash Dance," will screen Feb. 5 at New York's Lincoln Center.

It was recently nominated for a Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize, with voting taking place at

For information on the "Trash Dance" theatrical release, like the film's Facebook page at

Marc Speir
Senior Content Producer