andrew

Mr Andrew William PEAT
Associate Professor
Associate Professor of CTV
office: CC502-R32

Education

  • USC School of Cinematic Arts, MFA Film and TV Production, 5/2014
  • University of California, Davis - BA, double major in English and History, 6/1987                                                                                                                  Graduated with honors. Certificates of excellence from English and History departments.
  • University of St. Andrews, Scotland, 9/1985 – 5/1986. Selected as University Exchange Fellow by UC Davis to study overseas. Awarded certificates of merit in every course.

Film Work

  • Vanishing Voices (est. 55 minutes, documentary, in post-production) director, producer, supervising sound editor
  • Penghu Stories (55 minutes, documentary, completed Feb.2018) director, producer,supervising sound editor
  • Scotch – A Golden Dream (87 minutes feature documentary, completed March 2017) director, producer, supervising sound editor (trailer: https://vimeo.com/225698427 )Invited as an Official Selection at Glasgow Film Fesival (2019), Dublin International Film Festival (2019), (all following are 2018 ) Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Cleveland IFF, Buenos Aires BAFICI, Sonoma IFF, Newport Beach FF, Seattle IFF, and several smaller film festivals.
  • Terry’s Sound (8 minutes, Jan. 2014) writer, director, sound editing &  design; awarded 2nd place USC ScienceFilm contest
  • Limitless Potential (15 minutes thesis film, 2014) - sound editing & design, Foley, ADR
  • Para Ellos (21 minutes USC thesis film, May 2014) – sound design, Foley, ADR
  • Fairy Tales (15 minutes, Jan. 2014) sound design, Foley, ADR; made on contract for SUBWAY®, played at SXSW 2014
  • MARRA (59 minutes, December 2013) - sound editing, sound design, Foley, ADR
  • Stem Cell Billy (6 minutes, Jan. 2013) writer, director, sound editing & design, ADR, Foley; awarded 2nd place USC ScienceFilm contest
  • Should I Stay or Should I Go (26 minutes) production sound, sound editing & design, Foley, ADR and final mix; played at Cannes Film Festival 2012 and broadcast on Chinese TV
  • Consumed (17 minutes USC thesis film May 2013) – sound editing & design, Foley, ADR and final mix

Teaching Work

  • 09/2015 – present Associate Professor, Cinema & TV program, United International College.                                                                                            Courses taught: Directing, Screenwriting, Advanced Directing, Advanced Sound, Multiple Media Narrative
  • July 2014 –January 2016 Language school head instructor on Penghu Island, Taiwan.
  • January 2013 – May 2014 USC School of Cinematic Arts, Teacher Assistant/Sound SA for CTPR 480 & 508, handling all aspects of sound recording, editing, design, Foley, ADR, and final mix
  • 1994 – 2011 Established and ran a language school on Penghu Island, Taiwan. Focused on teaching English to children. Translation services to both private and public sector.
Selected Publications:

Writing/Publications

Red Leaves, feature-length script for USC thesis writing project, 12/2013

Tsunami Child, feature-length script for USC thesis writing project, 5/2013

Little Scholars English Series Levels 1-4, textbooks with supplementary materials and 12 Fairytale Storybooks, Da Hua Publishing Co., Taipei, Taiwan, 2001, ISBN 9577205453

Practical Hotel English, Yang-Chih Book Co., Taipei, Taiwan, 2000, ISBN 9578181779