Andrea Tucker Van Metter
Andrea is one of the producers and editors for this documentary. She was instrumental in directing the story-line and finding defining a feel for the story.
She is an award winning filmmaker, veteran television producer and creator of innovative content for multiple platforms. With over 15 years experience, she continues to contribute to quality programming for every major network. She is also a sought after development producer who originates new show concepts under her own banner and for a diverse array of production companies.
Andrea began her career in Austin, Texas as one of the founding members of Austin’s first all-digital production company, The Austin Digital Video Center (ADVC). With her partners at the ADVC, Andrea produced, wrote and directed multiple short films, including the documentary, Ladies Nite, which received the audience award at the Valley Film Festival. When Oscar winning director, Richard Linklater was experimenting with the new digital platform for his ground-breaking feature film Waking Life. Andrea was asked to help Oscar nominated editor Sandra Adair learn Final Cut Pro in return for an apprenticeship. Soon after, Andrea received her MFA in Film Directing from the prestigious California Institute of the Arts.
Andrea then began a career as an Editor and Story Producer, helping craft quality television series for major networks. Andrea has television credits in scripted, unscripted, awards shows, competition and game shows, and talk and variety programs. She also has two feature documentaries under her belt as both Producer and Editor.
Andrea eventually transitioned into developing show concepts from pitch to presentation and show running pilot presentations. She has lent her talents to manage and lead the creative end of story and post-production departments for multiple major docu-series. Most recently, Andrea wrapped up two seasons of the hit Fox Business Network series, Strange Inheritance, where she served as the Head of Development and Story.