Alex has worked in film for over ten years. After graduating from the Mega, he joined prolific film company Spice Factory, where he acted as Executive Producer on upwards of 30 films. The company was also instrumental in creating a film fund, which leveraged over $250m into the market place.
Together with the founders he started sales outfit Velvet Octopus under leading salesman Simon Crowe. Alex headed up business affairs.
In early 2008, he left to join Mark Herbert Warp Film (This is England dir Shane Meadows) and to work alongside Robin Gutch on innovative low budget studio Warp X (Donkey Punch, Complete History of My Sexual Failures, Bunny and the Bull). Four Lions (dir. Chris Morris) was critically acclaimed after its Sundance debut- leading to a BAFTA. More recently, Tyrannosaur (dir.Paddy Considine) won a jury prize at Sundance 2011, Kill List (dir. Ben Wheatley) premiered at SXSW, Snowtown (dir.Justin Kurzel) won President’s Award in Critics Week in Cannes and the television spin-off of This Is England has won a host of awards including a BAFTA for best actress.
Alex recently completed his Masters in Business Administration- where he studied under Hal Vogel, Joe Lampel and Al Liebermann, writing his master thesis on film investor psychology.