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danny gardener with guest
Danny Gardener with guest
139. November 2017
Poetry Performance
Andrew Vial performed poems he had written, and entertained guests at the end of year 'Live Poets' event at the Don Bank Cottage, Sydney.
historic projection
Historic Projection
138. November 2017
Pioneers Of Australian Cinema
Film-makers came together reliving past glories at the Sydney Swissotel for the annual general meeting and dinner of the Australian Cinema Pioneers Association.
actors between takes
Actors Between Takes
137. November 2017
You're The One
An absurdist scene from Ariyah's 'YTO' music video was shot at Maraylya with Andrew Vial as a featured wedding reception guest.
crash test stage
Crash Test Stage
136. November 2017
Crash Test Drama
The play 'Peace Banners Over The Earth' by M Bookluck was successfully 'crash tested' as a 'moved reading' to a paying audience with Andrew Vial as performer.
fight over rose
Fight Over Rose
135. November 2017
Tropfest Film Acting
As a film entry for the world's largest short film festival - Tropfest - Andrew played the role of an agressive spanish tourist, who knocks out a man played by Jordon Schutts, in a Florist shop.
krill tvc
Krill Oil TVC
134. October 2017
Krill Oil 100% TVC
Andrew Vial plays the role of a septuagenarian, and speed skater in a sixty second television commercial promoting Krill Oil.
ferros promo
Feros Promotion
133. October 2017
Feros 'Hero' Promotion
To promote a healthy aged care culture Feros Care Australia staged a multi-media presentation at a Sydney art gallery featuring Andrew Vial as a new Feros 'Hero'.
film crew
Aged Gym Junky
132. October 2017
The Real Bloggers
Vita Carbone's very popular web series, used Andrew as an aged Gym-goer, being trained by the twenty three year old male 'Todd Stronghorn' actually played by Vita herself. This was the fourth episode in the comedy series.
film crew
Film Crew
131. October 2017
16mm Film Acting
Andrew Vial played a seriously demented nursing home resident in a 16mm film, 'The Painting In The Spyglass', alongside Sebastien Thornton-Walker, who played an aspergers syndrome boy.
charlotte and cast
Charlotte and cast
130. September 2017
'The Paradox Theory'
Writer/Director Charlotte Tai shot 'The Paradox Theory' a fiction film about teenage suicide with Andrew Vial involved as both actor and crew member.
making documentary
Making Documentary
129. September 2017
Informative Documentary
Acting a 15th century alchemist in a historical documentary for schools, required Andrew Vial to be green-screened for image manipulation.
andrew as teacher
Sebastian Danta adjusts plate
128. September 2017
Inevitability Of Death
Andrew Vial plays a man dying at the dinner table in Sebastian Danta's film 'Memento Mori' but the focus is on insects that relish the death.
andrew as teacher
Andrew as Teacher
127. August 2017
Feature Role
Andrew Vial acted the role of a religious instructor in the film 'Dissociation' directed by Mackenzie Robb.
This film was professionally shot at an elite Sydney girls school, Bridgedine College.
dont come back music clip
Scene from Music Clip
126. August 2017
'Don't Come Back'
The Ariyah music video 'Don't Come Back' with Andrew Vial as the 'card player' was released to much anticipation, for international success.
skate
Stills from 'Skate'
125. August 2017
'SKATE' Re-release
The film 'SKATE' produced and directed in 1980 was restored and re-released.
It features world champion ice skaters and was shot with an anamorphic lens specially designed and built by Andrew Vial.
andrew as ailing musician
124. July 2017
'Purgatory' Starring Role
A post war Sci-Fi film written and directed by Forest Lin was produced in Sydney with Andrew Vial starring as the dominant father of a psychically gifted teenage boy.
andrew as ailing musician
123. July 2017
My Part In Saving 300 Lives
Andrew Vial related an incident in which he was involed in, on September 11th 2001 while aboard the last British Airways plane over the North Atlantic.
A documentary team from AFTRS recorded the true story as material for an international production.
andrew as ailing musician
122. July 2017
Premiere of 'Ocean Blue'
Ocean Blue, the film about an ailing musician featuring Andrew Vial, won best music, best editor, best director and audience award at its premiere at Sydney Film School Film Festival.
Q&A at screening
Q & A at Screening
121. June 2017
Chair of Film Jury
Andrew Vial was chairperson of the film jury at Kerala International Documentary and Short Film Festival, in Trivaldrum, India.
Vial also showed five of his films and gave a Documentary Masterclass.
game show
120. June 2017
Television Game Show
Andrew Vial played the role of a contestant in a new family TV show for the ABC.
A decision to broadcast the pilot has not yet been taken.
andrew in costume
andrew in costume
119. May 2017
Masked Video Performance
The heritage listed Elizabeth Bay House was used for filming a scene for a music video. Andrew performed as a 17th Century aristocratic courtier.
virtual reality
118. May 2017
Corporate Virtual Reality
Virtual reality techniques were used to transform a Sydney studio into a railway station. Andrew Vial acted in a drama taking place on the platform.
to the ice-rink
to the icerink
117. May 2017
Speed Skater
Being a former NSW veteran speed skate champion, Andrew was used to promote healthy lifestyles in a TVC.
Shot at Canterbury Ice Rink, it shows Andrew skating alongside a current Australian Olympian.
andrew on set
andrew on set
116. May 2017
'Ocean Blue'
Johan Freden - Director, and Lorenzo Monti - Producer, completed post-production on the movie 'Ocean Blue', featuring Andrew Vial as an old musician and Shalane Connors as his carer.
sydney delegate
115. May 2017
China's Silk Road
On behalf of Australian media organisations, Andrew Vial signed a Documnent of Interest in the Silk Road Project, a major focus for the Chinese government, requiring colossal expenditure.
andrew as 'dave'
andrew as 'dave'
114. April 2017
'Pinhead' Series Aired
The episodic web series produced by Grouch Productions, Sydney, featured Andrew Vial as 'Dave' who appeared for the first time in episode number two.
cast and crew
cast and crew
113. April 2017
Mistaken Encounter
Andrew Vial featured in a film about a mistaken identity which was set entirely around a convertable Porsche Boxster.
The film also feautured Angela Toomey.
benavides with kids
benavides with kids
112. March 2017
Acting - Auditions
Andrew Vial was engaged at the Academy of Film, Theatre and TV, to act in the films, 'Candlelight' and 'After the Rain ...' directed by Daniela Benavides and Wei Ting Liu respectively.
just deserts
just deserts
111. March 2017
Lonely Fighter
Andrew Vial was both Actor and Assistant Director on the independently made, short comedy 'Lonely Fighter', about a punch-drunk public nuisance.
melanie and emilia at auditions
melanie and emilia at auditions
110. March 2017
Zombie Horror
Andrew Vial was engaged to advise on the production and casting of a Sci Fi action film about a Zombie Apocalypse.
Q&A
Q & A
109. February 2017
NIDA Renewal
Due to the film industry traditional holiday period, Andrew Vial returned to NIDA for a screen acting refresher course.
He also exhibited his films at workshops and screening houses.

Andrew in studio
Andrew in studio
108. February 2017
Sydney Radio Playhouse
Triple H Station Sydney presented two radio dramas featuring actor Andrew Vial. In the first of the Foodaroo series, Vial played an amorous Polish nursing home patient.
indian film awards judging
Judging Session
107. January 2017
Judging Indian Film Awards
At Manipial University, Jaipur, India Andrew Vial presented JIFF 2017 Awards to international film-makers.
At MOU signing
At MOU signing
106. December 2016
Silk Road Co-Production
Andrew Vial in Hangzhou, China for the Federation of Flim Producers of Asia implemented a Memorandum Of Understanding with Asian countries, for a TV Series about the Silk Road.
Course Tutor Monica Davidson
Course Tutor Monica Davidson
105. December 2016
Business Arts Graduation
Andrew Vial graduated in five business arts subjects, at NSW Ultimo College. The subjects covered new platforms and emerging art technologies.
Scene from Avalanche
Scene from Avalanche
104. December 2016
Avalanche Screening
The forty five year old 'cult classic' child-birth film 'Avalanche' directed and produced by Vial, screened to a full house in Sydney.
Andrew with HRH Princess Soma
Andrew with HRH Princess Soma
103. December 2016
Cambodian Visit
Quick visit by Andrew Vial to Phnom Penh - member city of the Federation of Producers of Asia, followed by a meeting with HRH Princesss Soma, of Cambodia.
Australian Cinema Pioneers Michael Paton and Bill Young
Australian Cinema Pioneers Michael Caton and Bill Young
102. November 2016
Australian Cinema Pioneers
Being an Australian Cinema Pioneer himself, Andrew was invited to photograph past and present Cinema legends, at the annual Christmas event in Sydney.
On the set of West Inn
On the set of 'West Inn'
101. November 2016
'West INN' Feature
Film School major project 'WEST INN', produced by Lorenzo Monti and directed by Daniel Havas, was shot in Sydney with actor Andrew Vial playing the riole of an itinerant motel character.
Andrew on set
Andrew on set of The Batchelorette
100. October 2016
Reality TV
Andrew Vial featured in a popular television series 'The Batchelorette' representing Clancy, a suitor for Georgia Love.
Clyde
Andrew Vial as 'Clyde'
99. October 2016
'FLOWER'
A film directed, produced, and edited by Charlotte Tai, on the subject of sexual diversity featured actor, Andrew Vial in the role of 'Clyde' - a gay painter.
Xi'An
Official Meeting
98. September 2016
Australian Films Promoted
Ambassadors from regional countries were invited to Xi'An, China, for the Silk Road International Film Festival 2016.
Andrew Vial represented Australia.
Hospital ward
Hospital Ward
97. September 2016
Hospital Stunt Acting
Andrew Vial played a brain damaged hospital patient who repeatedly falls out of bed. The corporate film was produced to promote Hospital safety standards.

Series Title
96. September 2016
Pinhead
Andrew Vial plays 'Dave' in the ten episode web-series 'Pinhead', created by Kathryn Thomas..

Backyard Set
95. August 2016
'Sunrise Banshees'
The Producer/Director David O'Brien chose Andrew Vial to be the star of the one man film 'Sunshine Banshees', about a man with problems in personal communications.

Georgia Love
94. August 2016
Bachelorette
The Australian version of the US hit reality show 'Bachelorette', stars Georgia Love. Andrew Vial was involved in the TV pre-publicity.

Dank Pub scene
93. August 2016
'Their Victims' Co-Star
Andrew co-starred with Craig Walker in the dramatic film 'Their Victims', shot mostly in Sydney's historic Sweeneys Hotel.

Jonathan Kelt
92. July 2016
Video of Film Production
During filming of 'Hidden Treasure' by Jonathan Kelt, Andrew Vial shot a 'behind the scenes' look at its production.

Andrew as Sharebroker
91. June 2016
TCN 9 Television Shoot
In a program on Australia's ageing workforce, Andrew appeared in a cameo, as a Sharebroker.

Andrew dancing with a mop
90. May 2016
Starring Role
Andrew Vial played the star role of a man locked in a menial world, in the new AFTRS film 'LEVEL SEVEN', directed by Jordan Mansfield.

Contestant Poets
89. May 2016
Poetry Performance
Andrew won the 2016 Monologue Challenge at Sydney Live Poets, with an impromptu performance from 'The Pitchfork Disney' by Phillip Ridley.

Andrew playing 'Mick'
88. May 2016
New Comedy
A new film 'F***FIGHT' being produced and directed by Andrew Vial utilised "The Greens" for one scene, with the actors Peter Whitehead and Debra Wallace.

Kino Q&A
87. March 2016
Festival Exhibitions
The films, 'Banana Boat' and 'Island Cross' by Andrew Vial were exhibited at Kino Festival, Sydney. Andrew gave a Q&A with the capacity audience.

Andrew at Bako, Sarawak
86. March 2016
KL Trip for FPA
Andrew Vial - Australian Head Delegate for the Film Producers Association of Asia, attended a board meeting in Malaysia and visited a Sarawak jungle location in Borneo..

local cast member
85. February 2016
Film Premiere
'Life Class' Directed by Tom Cowan had its initial screening in Merimbula, NSW. Actor, Andrew Vial documented the event on video..
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