Andrew oversees all the music, film and television entries in The Canadian Encyclopedia. He studied Canadian History at UBC and holds an M.A. in film and media studies from the University of North Texas. He worked as a writer, editor and industry programmer at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), where he also oversaw the Canadian Film Encyclopedia. A former programmer for the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival and the CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival, he has written extensively for Montage and POV magazines, and worked as a researcher and story producer for documentary series broadcast on History Television, TSN and CBC. Andrew’s favourite Can Lit author is Robert Service, the poet of the North who always brought forth the myths of the Canadian way, and whose metered lines and ways with rhymes resonate to this very day.