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Andrea Kalin

Producer / Director / Writer

Andrea Kalin is an award-winning filmmaker and founder of Spark Media, a production company dedicated to programs with a social conscience. Kalin’s storytelling has earned her over 100 awards and honors, including a Primetime Emmy, two Gracies, a CHRIS Award, and Golden Globe and WGA nominations. Her work has been shown theatrically and at film festivals around the the world including Hot Docs, Woodstock Film Festival, and Human Rights Watch Film Festival and is distributed by global broadcasters and streaming platforms such as Smithsonian, MTV, HBO, PBS's WORLD Channel, Amazon, Apple TV, Tubi and Deutsche Welle. Her latest film, SCATTERING CJ, premiered at the Camden International Film Festival and aired on PBS in September 2022.


She has produced 12 feature documentaries and scores of advocacy shorts. Kalin's debut documentary, PARTNERS OF THE HEART, aired on PBS's “American Experience,” won the Erik Barnouw Award for Best History Doc, and is part of the NEH50, a list of the most culturally significant projects funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Kalin seeks out unexpected, gripping human stories that shape who we are and shift how we see out world. Her spirited storytelling inspires audiences and sparks the imagination.

Andrea Kalin
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