Alex is a multi-award winning writer and director from London, UK. He was awarded the first International Sundance Ignite Fellowship following his film, Journey Home’s win of the Sundance Ignite "What's Next" Challenge in 2016. Alex’s most recent short HUSH premiered at the British Film Institute and has since gone on to win awards at festivals in North Africa and Europe. His films ‘Journey Home’, ‘The Trench’ and ‘HUSH’ have screened at a number of prestigious International Festivals around the world, including Africa International Film Festival, Encounters Film Festival, Aesthetica Film Festival and many more. He is currently directing a BBC and BFI documentary commission titled 'Voices of Britain' for broadcast later this year. Alex also works as a producer/director for commercial and corporate films, producing work for clients including M&S, selfharm.co.uk and CityLink, and directing content for Halfords, local authorities and gastro pub chains.Locked Pro Plan feature
Specializing in directing and producing narrative, documentary and commercial content, for LCF, UAL, and external commercial clients with detailed brand requirements. Have lead commercial, B2B and consumer facing campaigns for the Fashion Innovation Agency, Lucasfilm, StevenTai Studio, Sabinna, Vilebrequin, Cartoon Network and Turner Broadcasting, alongside working with numerous independent labels on their fashion films, commercials and London Fashion Week presentations.
Experience working in a leading capacity with high profile creative, commercial and broadcast clients including Vodafone, Lexus, Fandor, CityLink, SelfHarm.co.uk, STV and others as well as high-street retailers Halfords and Marks & Spencer’s.
Directed broadcast documentary commissioned by the BFI & BBC. [PREMIERE] BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE // National Film Theatre, London, UK Broadcast on BBC Network in Fall 2017 East End Film Festival 2018 + Panel BFI Future Film Festival 2018 + Panel Brainchild Arts Festival 2018 + Panel Short Sighted Cinema : Transform 2018 + Panel Film held in perpetuity at BFI National Archive
International Cultural Exchange participant: J1 Visa. Training on major Netflix Original feature film project in Cleveland, OH and Los Angeles, CA.
Creating original content to Sundance Institute brief. Producing elements from master classes, work in progress screenings, panels, networking events, interviews and talks to ensure greatest social media impact across social platforms.
Leading the companies technical repair/service department. Administered and control all chargeable and warranty repairs. Serviced and repaired broadcast equipment to component level at organizations workshop and provided technical support to key clients in the field when they experienced critical failures in equipment or workflows. Developed and grow the service department whilst building rapport with clients and confidence in the brand.
Over 2000 live broadcast hours as a specialist technical operator with experience controlling live broadcast output, in an ever-changing, high-pressure environment
Directed short film written by Candice Onyeama. Financed by IdeasTap, NFS & P for Production. OVERVIEW: A British Nigerian family, fragmented by their personal struggles tries to come to terms with their youngest daughters mutism. Screenings / Awards [AWARD WINNER] UDADA Film Festival // Kajiado, Kenya [AWARD WINNER] Best Short Film, BUFF 2017 // London, UK AFRIFF // Lagos, Nigeria - West African Premier BRITISH URBAN FILM FESTIVAL // London, UK - UK Premier BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE // London, UK ENCOUNTERS FILM FESTIVAL // Bristol, UK REEL SISTERS // New York, NY SHORTS ON TAP // London, UK SOUL CONNECT // London, UK CCBC Africana Independent Film Festival // Baltimore, MD NFFTY // Seattle, WA WADFF // Brooklyn, NY WOMEN OF THE LENS FILM FESTIVAL // London, UK
Produced and Directed, in-house, B2B and consumer-facing content for commercial clients. Produced visual pitch decks and treatments for prospective clients. Lead all video projects undertaken by the organization from creative concept development through to pitching to clients and onto final delivery.
Devised and developed live broadcast web TV show to promote new musical talent in the UK, working with artists including Nina Nesbitt and Catfish and the Bottlemen. With extensive social reach. Lead live studio team of 30+ staff and musical guests in pre-production, production and post-production.
Director, Producer & Co-Writer for “Blackwood” – 5* Sell-out theatre show. Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland run.
Chief event organiser and director of festival, screenings and awards ceremony.
BSc Film and Television Production with specialisation in directing.
A-Levels: Fine Art, Drama, Graphic Design, Biology