Andy Whittaker is one of The Evening Standard's 1000 most influential Londoners

Every year The Evening Standard publishes a list of the 1000 most influential Londoners from the worlds of politics, music, food, film and business.

This year Andy Whittaker, Dogwoof's chairman and founder, was selected as one of the 1000 as one of the most influential Londoners in film. Andy was selected alongside the likes of Sir Ian McKellen, Sam Mendes, Carey Mulligan and Eddie Redmayne in the world of film. For everyone selected, you can find the full list here.

Andy is the Founder of Dogwoof, establishing Dogwoof as the leading film distributor of documentary films. Dogwoof started as a UK all rights distributor. In 2011 became a global sales agent for documentary with titles including Blackfish, Dior & I and Cartel Land. Andy’s main area of expertise is digital, and is responsible for Dogwoof’s partnerships including Netflix and initiatives including Popup Cinema. Andy’s favourite Dogwoof film is Restrepo.