Andy has been composing for film and television for over 20 years. Having originally trained in dance and theatre at Dartington College of Arts Andy switched camps after joining agitprop industrial music group Test Dept and studying electro-acoustic music with composer Barry Anderson.
Since then he has collaborated as a composer and sound designer working on many different award winning projects spanning film, contemporary dance, documentaries, art installations and tv commercials.
Recently he has composed on the 2020 Netflix series The Surgeons Cut which received a BAFTA and RTS award.
Dying to Divorce a feature length documentary directed by Chloe Fairweather received awards in 2021. Amnesty International Award in Thessaloniki Documentary Festival and Special Jury Prize / Golden Nymph at Monte Carlo TV Festival.
Feature film Women do Cry directed by Bulgarian Mina Mileva and Vessela Kassakova is currently screening in Cannes Official Selection 2021.
As a composer for contemporary dance he has written for numerous companies but most notably for Russell Maliphant whose works include PUSH & TWO with Silvie Guillem which received Olivier and South Bank Awards
Lest We Forget for the English National Ballet was scored for electronics and live orchestra.
Other works for film and television include.
ROCHESTER by Isaac Julien is a multi-screen video installation premiered at The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester March 2019.
RIDE, a stop motion animation short by Paul Bush has received numerous awards including best sound design at Ottawa Animation Festival.
The Lost Surrealist dir: Teresa Griffiths won a Grierson award for Best Arts Documentary 2108.
TRANSITIONS a film by Jannane-An-Ali was commissioned for the opening of the National Museum of Qatar. The film was projected over a 50 meter wall in G3. The composition was for spatial audio over 25 speakers .
Orgiastic Hyper-Plastic is Paul Bush's latest stop motion animation which just received the Special Jury Award at Hiroshima International Animation Festival as well as the Børge Ring Award at Odense.
ONE. A multi screen film installation commissioned by the Ocenarium in Lisbon. Directed by Maya Almeida