Andropia was established in 2008 as a label for Itonje Søimer Guttormsen's production of film,
ritual performance and public concepts.
Itonje (b. 1979) has a BA in film directing from The Norwegian Filmschool (2008), and a MFA in «Processes of filmmaking» at Academy Valand, Gothenburg (2016). Before filmschool she worked on a large
number of Norwegian film productions as director assistent, production leader, researcher etc, alongside subjects in philosophy, theater, theology and art at the University of Oslo.
Itonje produce her film- and art projects on Andropia, and is the founder of ByFlimmer – a site specific filmart festival, and of KORET, a 50 piece Oslo choir. She is connected to the film plattform Wuxia as event maker.