Andy Heathcote: director - camera I was a mad keen fly fisherman in my youth until I had to move south and trade in my angler’s pipe and Corona silk line for a camera and a career in filmmaking. After a degree in photography I moved to camerawork and then editing at the BBC and commercials companies in London’s Soho. Film school took me to Lodz, to the renowned Polish Film School. Since then I have directed nearly forty films of all shapes and sizes, won many film prizes and my films like “English Goodbye” and “Sound Like Sunlight” have been selected for many of the best film festivals in the world.
After many, many years away I took a trip back up to Scotland and could finally rediscover my fishing. A big relief. (However I must admit to being pretty rubbish compared to the 15 year old, I once was.)
Fly fishing had always been an excuse to be in the countryside yet to feel like I had a purpose there. Filmmaking however was another animal, a way to explore and better understand the world we live in. If only I could combine these two passions...
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