Andrew Yates is an advertising photographer and Director of Photography. He has shot still campaigns for clients such as Southwest Airlines, Toshiba, Dell, Chase, Whataburger, Shiner Beer, Bluetooth and AT&T. His work has been featured in Print, Archive, Communication Arts and Photo District News.
Over the past ten years he has been predominantly shooting motion, partnering up with Mike Woolf (ex-CD from GSD&M, Austin) and Karen Yates as Executive Producer to form Beef and Pie Productions. Beef and Pie has worked for clients such as Southwest Airlines, the US Air Force, Walmart, Chase and Farm Bureau Insurance.
Based out of a central Austin studio, Yates shoots with the Red Epic X camera and multiple Canons, has a substantial lighting and grip package, and has the capabilities to take any project from concept through post.
In addition to commercial work, Yates has shot five documentaries the most recent of which, Man on a Mission - Richard Garriott's Road to the Stars, received national distribution and is available On Demand and via outlets such as Netflix. A strong commercial background, coupled with so much experience in documentary filmmaking makes Yates an extremely versatile director/dp.