Andrew Troy

Producer and Director

Andrew Troy is an American film producer and founder of the Hollywood film production companies "Troy Entertainment" and "The Park Entertainment". Andrew began working in the film entertainment industry in 1998-99 when he parlayed his career as a musician, record producer, and studio owner. He was a founding partner at Revolver Recordings (Costa Mesa, Hollywood), and Icon Recording Group Studios (formerly the original Hanna Barbera Studios in Hollywood), the latter of which he sold to Departure Films in 2002 after completing the films "I Love Your Work", "Northfork", and the Beck segment of Wim Wenders documentary "Soul of a Man" produced by Martin Scorsese.

Since 2003, Andrew has owned and operated three film production and post-production facilities in Hollywood, West Hollywood, and Santa Monica, and has produced and supervised crucial areas of development, production, and post-production utilizing his facilities and staff on many high profile projects recognized for their high artistic merit and global box office success. Andrew has financed and produced many Independent films and has supervised over 65 films, series, and documentaries for companies including Sony, Columbia Tri-Star, Newline Cinema, 20th Century Fox, Dream Works, HBO, Millennium, Nu Image, WWE Studios, Turner Broadcasting, Discovery, and the Natural Resources Defense Council. Notable projects include “The Fighter”, “XMen: Wolverine”, “Resident Evil: Extinction”, “Hairspray”, “The Last Mimzy”, “Bellflower”, “Sugar”, “Cry Now”, “Growing Up Smith”, “The Sopranos”, “Bones”, “Deadwood”, “The Comeback”, “The Bad Boys of Comedy”, and the nature series “Wild Russia”.

In 2014, Andrew was appointed as the Executive in Charge of Production for Thunder Studios at its 150,000 square-foot production facility with 23 sound stages, overseeing all areas of production and post production and working closely with Thunder's film distribution, entertainment marketing, and digital media departments. In addition, Troy Entertainment established a production headquarters at Thunder, co-producing and supervising projects including “No Activity”, “A Fighting Season”, “Nine Eleven”, the Shaun White “Air-N-Style Show”, “Women of Wrestling”, and Katja Glieson's music video "Ride the Wave".

For two decades, Andrew's combined creative, technical, and business background has been pivotal to filmmakers, producers, and artists on hundreds of projects within feature film, television, music, and commercial production.

Career highlights include: a 3-year business partnership with producer John Linson of The Linson Company, working closely with iconic producer Art Linson during "The Runaways", "Sons of Anarchy", "What Just Happened", and "Outlaw Country"; a 6-year collaboration with writer Shane Salerno (Armageddon, Avatar, Savages) working as a producer and supervisor on the critically acclaimed documentary "Salinger" about reclusive writer J.D. Salinger; Jeff Feuerzeig's award winning film "The Devil and Daniel Johnson" working directly with Feuerzeig and Producer Henry Rosenthal as a supervising producer; the Natural Resources Defense Counsel's climate documentary "Acid Test - A Global Challenge" working as a producer, supervisor, and also composing the music score with musicians Kevin Haskins (Bauhaus, Love and Rockets) and Peter Distefano (Porno for Pyros); a 3-year music collaboration with Executive Producer and writer Ron Weiner (Silicon Valley, Arrested Development, 30 Rock); member of the music groups "Polarbear" with Eric Avery (Jane's Addiction), "Long Live Crime" with seminal American artist Raymond Pettibon, and "Maven" with Bon Harris (Nitzer Ebb), which featured Marilyn Manson on the Nick Cave cover of "Hard On For Love", Linda Strawberry (Smashing Pumpkins), and the late great stand up bassist Al McKibbon (Thelonius Monk, Miles Davis, Billie Holiday) who performed on Maven's song "Jesus, Mary, and Jennifer Louis"; and recorded and mixed the hit jazz album "Black Orchid" - Al McKibbon's final album. Other notable albums recorded and mixed at Andrew’s studios include Matchbox 20, Rod Stewart, Lindsay Buckingham, Blinker the Star, Rush, The Goo Goo Dolls, Beck, Electric Light Orchestra, Brian Transeau, Neil Finn, Perry Farrell, The Bangles, Charlatans U.K.’s Tim Burgess, P-Diddy, DMX, Weird Al Yankovic, Blink 182, Cadillac Tramps, AFI, At The Drive In, Social Distortion, Offspring, and KROQ’s Acoustic Christmas.

Since 2005, Andrew has been working steadily as a commercial producer and director for brands including Electronic Arts, Adidas, Pink Berry, U.S. Health Works, Wells Fargo Bank, Creative Care, Southern California Edison, Izze Soda, and the Snoqualmie, Pauma, & Morongo Indian Casinos.