Francesca Andre

About Francesca Andre

Francesca Andre is an award winning filmmaker, photographer and producer with a masters in film and television from Sacred Heart University. She is the co-founder and a creative director at Optik 21, a photo and video company. Her photography work has circulated in publications such as the New York Post, New York Daily News, News Day, Connecticut Post, Daily Mail, Ellements Magazine, Fairfield Living Magazine, Westport Magazine, Sheen Magazine, Afropunk, Global Voices, Heed magazine and Stamford Advocate to name a few. Her award winning short film, Charcoal has been screened at several US and International film festivals and reviewed by The New York Daily News, Essence Magazine,Think Progress, Shadow and ACT, the Daily Voice, Ebony Magazine and Connecticut Post and many more media outlets.

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