Andre Gaines

Andre Gaines is a director, producer and financier based in Los Angeles. Through his company Cinemation Studios, Andre has produced or financed the HBO series The Lady and the Dale with Mark and Jay Duplass, Spike Lee’s Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, the SXSW winning documentary Bill Nye: Science Guy for PBS’s POV and Netflix, the remake of Stephen King’s Children of the Corn, and the award-winning animated feature The Immortal Warrior starring Rodrigo Santoro for Amazon. He made his feature film debut at the Tribeca Film Festival 2021 with the highly anticipated film The One and Only Dick Gregory, about the legendary comedian and activist,, which premiered on Showtime July 4, 2021. Andre and his wife Lauren are the parents of two young boys, Julian and Wesley. He can be found on Instagram @andrelgaines.


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“Why Are You Making a Film About Dick Gregory?”

By Andre Gaines | August 3, 2021

“Why Are You Making a Film About Dick Gregory?”

Andre Gaines grapples with what drove him to direct his documentary about the iconic comedian and activist, which is now airing on Showtime.