Alex has a passion for telling emotion-driven, high concept stories for film and TV. He has written several screenplays, written and directed award-winning short films and commercials, and has edited TV content that has been viewed by millions, been nominated for a Grierson and divided the room.
Recent projects include The Family Replacement Agency - a dark comedy about family, avoiding death and cheese-rolling. This project has received development funding from Creative England and was part of London Film Festival’s Micro Market.
Previously, Alex attended the prestigious Binger Writer’s Lab in Amsterdam with the feature project Burning Dogs. This story, set as Cornwall starts a war for independence with the UK by nuking Swindon, was picked up for development with Creative England.
Alex has previously written and directed a number of award-winning short films. Most recently The Prince of Denmark, an adaptation as part of Shakespeare Lives for the British Council. Less Recently, Smash, for the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation and You Seen My Goat? for Roman Coppola at Dazed Magazine. And much less recently, the multi award-winning Le Cheval 2.1, and Oedipus, which won the BBC New Filmmaker of the year award. He also directed a recent spot for Toyota: Safe and Sound.
Alex has several other TV and Film projects in various stages of development, and has so far worked with exceptional script advisors, including Kate Leys, David Howard, Molly Stensgaard and Celine Haddad.
He also attended the Berlin Talent Campus.
He has worked in broadcast television as an editor for the last ten years, working for all the major UK and international channels (BBC, C4, ITV, SKY and Discovery), working across comedy (Little Crackers, Off Their Rockers) and factual (24 hours in A&E, Escape), picking up a Grierson Award nomination along the way (Mud, Sweat and Tractors).