Andrea Love is an independent stop motion animator and animation director based in Port Townsend, WA. A life long lover of movies, Andrea received a BA from Hampshire College in 2010, with a concentration in video production and film studies. She is a self taught animator, specializing in stop motion.. Andrea works from her home studio, where she builds wire armature puppets and three dimensional worlds out of wool, wood and paper mache. Over the past five years, Andrea has worked with several businesses and non profits including HansenCrafts, The Port Townsend School of Woodworking, and the Northwest Straits Foundation. The work she has done in her community earned her a nomination for the 2017 Young Professional of the Year Award from Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce. She creates commercial work as well as animated documentaries that touch on challenging themes including environmental issues, sustainable agriculture, and mental health. The short film Fear, which she animated and co-directed, screened at several film festivals around the country including the Tribeca Film Festival and the LA Shorts Fest. Her animation is set to appear in the Bowmakers, a feature documentary directed by Ward Serrill to be released in 2019.