Born in Bogota, Colombia, Andres Sanchez has achieved recognition as a Director of Photography in feature films, commercials, music videos and documentaries. Regardless of the type of project his goal as a Director of Photography is to create powerful images that advance the story and affect the viewer on a subliminal emotional level.
Currently, he is based in Los Angeles and Miami. He recently finished lensing the Universal Feature Lowriders in Los Angeles. It was directed by Ricardo de Montreuil and produced by Blumhouse Productions and Imagine Entertainment.
He was raised in a family of documentarians and travelled extensively as part of the family filming team. He received his degrees at the Florida State University Film School and the School of Communication.
As a feature film cinematographer he is best known for the Latin American film La Mujer de mi hermano. Based on a novel by the controversial Peruvian author Jaime Bayly, it was acquired by Twentieth Century Fox for distribution in Latin America and by Lionsgate for U.S theatrical distribution. La Mujer de mi hermano is one of the most successful local films in the history of Latin American exhibition, and enjoyed both the largest release and biggest opening weekend box-office for a Latin film in the USA..
Sanchez has lensed commercials all over the world for a broad range high profile clients including: VW, Chrysler, Honda, BMW, Mini Cooper, Toyota, Citroen, Ford, Scion, Heineken, Miller Lite, Peroni, Wendy’s, Mc Donald’s, KFC, Pizza Hut, AT&T, T-Mobile, Walgreen’s, Best Buy and many others. He has also been active shooting show opens and promos for USA Networks, NBC, ESPN, NBA, Discovery Networks, MTV, SyFy, Cartoon Network, Mun2, Telemundo and the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, among others.
He has also enjoyed success in the music video world, working with taletents such as: Ricky Martin, Taio Cruz, Daughtry, Daddy Yankee, and Wisin y Yandel.
Productions Sanchez has lensed have been screened and recognized at Cannes, the Andys, the Emmys, the New York Festivals, Promax/BDA, the Clios, Sundance, South by Southwest, and the New York Independent Film Festival.