Andy Blumenthal grew up in Los Angeles, Calif. surrounded by the arts and in high school discovered his favorite art of all - filming super 8 shorts.
He followed the arts in college, taking film classes whenever possible. After spending a gap year traveling around Europe, Blumenthal attended UCLA where he received his graduate degree in Motion Picture Production.
After working on and off in film editing for 20 some years, Blumenthal tried his hand at teaching, and has been an Adjunct Professor of film production and film editing ever since.
He is married with children, 2 dogs, 1 fish, blue jays, mockingbirds and one falcon. He plays chess, often poorly, and enjoys singing while doing dishes.