Andrea Ulbrick

Director and Producer, Andrea Ulbrick is a science specialist who has been working in the media for 24 years. She delights in telling personal stories in fresh ways. With strong interdisciplinary skill sets and a background in fast turnaround current affairs, Andrea can handle numerous roles—production and editorial— across a variety of genres.

She is currently Series Producer (in post) for the ABC’s documentary series Hello Birdy, starring William McInnes. Recently she’s been in the UK, developing several documentary one-offs and TV series with TiFiNi and has just finished producing (S4C/ITV Wales and Foxtel) Royal Wreck Of Gold exploring a tragic shipwreck off the coast of North Wales. She has recently been the Executive Consultant on a BBC Wales Australian special with anchor Huw Edwards.

In 2012, Andrea was a Post Producer working on the auditions section of the highest rating show in Australia for that year, Australia’s Got Talent. Prior to this, Andrea was Series Producer on a ten hour observational documentary series exploring the intimate and personal face of public education in Class Of for Network Ten. In 2010, Andrea directed two episodes on a long-running, award-winning observational science series investigating child development for the ABC, known as The Life Series.

After nine years in news and current affairs for ABC Radio, 2WSFM, Radio 2UE, VIC TV, Nine Network Australia, Four Corners, ABC TV, SBS TV and two years in Jakarta as a Foreign Correspondent, Andrea switched genres after gaining her MA degree in Documentary Studies.

In the past eight years, Andrea has directed a range of science based CGI laced and observational documentaries as well as co-produced and associate produced a range of international science and history co-productions.

Andrea has been awarded Best Documentary finalist Banff World Television Festival, 2006, Best Director – SCINEMA Festival of Science 2006, Best Sports Journalism, Australian Sports Commission Awards, 2006,