Andrew Hyatt is the award winning writer/director of “Full of Grace”, “The Last Light”, and “The Frozen.” Hyatt’s passion is in the creation of content that is deeply personal, seeking to tell stories that delve deeper into the drama of the human condition. Exploring good and evil, truth and beauty. His film “Full of Grace” is the first film in history to focus on the final days of Mary of Nazareth. Released by Cinedigm in January of 2016, the film has been praised for its unique insight into the humanity of often generically portrayed Biblical figures and has been credited as paving the way towards a new genre of films termed “Sacred Art House”. Hyatt has appeared in numerous national magazines, radio programs, and panels to discuss his approach on filmmaking. “Full of Grace” has been screened around the world and has received numerous awards and festival nominees, including best screenplay of 2016 by the Vatican’s own film festival in Rome. It will release theatrically in Italy and Spain in 2017.
Hyatt began his filmmaking career in a variety of executive and creative roles and has been involved in 17 produced feature films ranging in budget sizes from $150k to $150M along with numerous short form content and commercials. With Crystal Sky Pictures, Hyatt oversaw the development of several films including Neil Marshall’s “Doomsday” and as head of development for Mpower Pictures, Hyatt was instrumental in the development and production of multiple films including “The Stoning of Soraya M.” (winner of the People’s Choice Award at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival and winner of best feature at the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival).
Hyatt has written projects for a number of high profile producers including Graham King (Argo, The Departed, The Aviator), Lorenzo Di Bonaventura (Transformers, GI Joe), Steve McEveety (Passion of the Christ, Braveheart) and XYZ Films (The Raid). He’s also been a collaborator on creative material and crafted content for a variety of high profile individuals including adventurer Bear Grylls and Isaac Slade of The Fray.
Hyatt is also the writer/director of “The Frozen”, starring Brit Morgan (True Blood) and Noah Segan (Brick, Looper). The film was acquired by Arc Entertainment/ Ketchup Entertainment and was released in December 2012. Hyatt then went on to write/direct the mind bending psychological thriller, “The Last Light”, starring Ed Quinn (Eureka), Jeff Fahey (Lawnmower Man, Machete) and Edward Furlong (Terminator 2, American History X). The film was the winner of the Best Thriller Feature at the 2013 Shriekfest Film Festival and was acquired and released by Gravitas Ventures in 2014.
Hyatt is an alum of Loyola Marymount University. He is repped by Heroes and Villains Entertainment and Peter C. Sample at Jackoway Tyerman