About

Andrew van Baal is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker known for his work with critically acclaimed artists and entertainers. He brings a cinematic eye and a musical ear to projects that span (and sometimes combine) narrative, documentary, and music video forms.

His concert film "Largo" - a portrait of the legendary Los Angeles club of the same name - features intimate performances by Fiona Apple, Zach Galifianakis, Sarah Silverman, and many others. It premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival and went on to screen at numerous festivals around the world.

His short films "The Good Life," a sci-fi chamber piece starring Julian Sands, and "Wonder Valley," a desert melodrama starring Tom Brosseau, premiered at the Palm Springs ShortFest and the Maryland Film Festival, respectively.

Other notable projects include music videos for Eels and Mark Lanegan and documentaries on artists and cultural luminaries, including James Turrell and Joni Mitchell, for The New York Times, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and The Hammer Museum. 

Email him at:
andrewvanbaal@gmail.com