Andrew Alden is an Emmy nominated and award winning filmmaker and composer from Vermont. In 2016 he founded Obscura Broadcasting Company in Detroit. He studied film scoring and composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he received a bachelor’s degree in composition. Andrew's work has been shown nationally and internationally, on NBC, at La MaMa Experimental Theatre, Detroit Institute of Art, Berklee College of Music, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Greentopia Film Festival, Illinois Music Educators Conference, and as part of Nuit Blanche in Paris. He has twice been an Artist in Residence at the University of Illinois, Champaign. He has directed broadcasts for Bloomberg, PBS, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Flint Symphony Orchestra, Handel + Haydn Society, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Metropolitan Opera Musicians, John Williams, Terence Blanchard, Brian Blade, Regina Carter, and many more.