Andi Osho

Andi Osho

Born in East London, Andi Osho studied acting alongside Rasak Adoti (Amistad, Black Hawk Down) and Idris Elba (Pacific Rim, The Wire). She made her stage debut in 2003, appearing at renowned fringe and off-West End venues, playing the lead in Medea and a No. 1 tour of the Pulitzer nominated, Yellowman.

Andi has also appeared in a host of popular British TV comedies and dramas (Eastenders, Waking The Dead, Life Of Riley, Psychoville). In 2007 Andi launched a stand up comedy career, winning the coveted Funny Women award in 2007 and a Screen Nation award in 2010. This led to regular TV appearances on popular panel formats and stand up shows (Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo).

In 2011 and 2012 she appeared at the London O2 Arena in front of a 15,000 strong audience for the Great Ormond Street Charity Gala. She has also written and performed two sell-out solo Edinburgh Festival shows. Andi has also sold scripts to Fox US, BBC TV and BBC Radio and written for several national UK newspapers. In 2014 she wrote and produced Brit.i.am, a crowd sourced short film about Britishness, which went on to win best experimental short at two film festivals, the Audience Award at another and was officially selected for a further eight.

In 2013 Andi co-created Breaking Hollywood, a comedic web series starring David Harewood (Homeland) and Liam Tuohy (Titanic) about naive British actors in LA. Andi completed a film-making program at The New York Film Academy and recently finished post production on her final project, The Grid, a proof-of-concept piece for a full-length sci-fi thriller. The short has, so far, been officially selected for the Miami International Film Festival and the Wasteland Film Festival. Andi’s NYFA training is in addition to a two-year production HND in London at the prestigious Ravensbourne College of Design.

Andi is currently working on her next short film project, Amber, the story of a disturbed young fan obsessed with the youngest member of a boy band. Andi will be launching her Indiegogo campaign in 2016. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA.

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