Andrew McAlpine is an International Production Designer known mainly for his extensive work in cinema. Recent credits include Me Before You, for director Thea Sharrock, Denial, directed by Mick Jackson, and King Charles II, directed by Rupert Goold.
During his formative years, McAlpine co-founded his own theatre company, Commonstock, collaborating with the company for 7 years. He then expanded his skills by working with many other established Theatre and Opera Directors, along with Choreographers such as Sally Potter, Richard Alston and Pip Simmons.
Having graduated with an MFA in Fine Arts, Andrew received a Gulbenkian grant to create some breakthrough work in Holography. The concept of illusion as a journey has also lead Andrew to collaborate with other artists such as Juan Munoz at the Tate Modern, London, UK, and Architects Branson and Coates with whom he created Journey through The Body, for the Millenium Dome. Recent projects are for sustainable Eco Hotels and with architects The Manser Practice with whom he developed Rockflower.
Andrew is best known for the many feature films that he has made over the past thirty years. Films such as Sid and Nancy directed by Alex Cox; The Piano directed by Jane Campion, for which he won an AFI and BAFTA award; Clockers directed by Spike Lee, and The Beach, directed by Danny Boyle, and Lone Sherfig’s An Education, are just some of the highlights of an impressive resume. McAlpine’s most recent film is the upcoming Serenity, directed by Stephen Knight.