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DANIEL ALEXANDER is an award-winning director and filmmaker based in Birmingham. He currently produces and directs work for platforms and agencies including the BBC Academy and the BFI including the official COMMONWEALTH GAMES HANDOVER for the BBC, which was streamed live from Australia and reached an audience of over 1.5 billion.

 

DANIEL ALEXANDER is the creative producer and curator of the region’s leading BAME film development programme, BACK IN, which has commissioned over eighteen filmmakers from diverse backgrounds. He has partnered with the BBC, the BFI and PUNCH to launch national BACK IN screening campaigns.  

 

DANIEL ALEXANDER is a BAFTA crew member and sits on the board of the region’s industry screen body, ‘CREATE CENTRAL’. His experience includes commercial music videos, television advertisements and narrative film productions. His expertise includes cinematography, editing, colourist, directing, producing and creative writing. He has additionally developed a range of professional tools now widely used within the film industry, notably CINEPRE, which helps filmmakers achieve cinematic colours in their work.

 

A qualified SEN worker, in addition to his career as a professional creative DANIEL ALEXANDER is committed to social engagement and artist development. As well as BACK IN, he regularly delivers community workshops for emerging artists, “hard-to-reach” and excluded young people from a variety of backgrounds.

Daniel is also the founder and CEO if the regions official film showcase platform 'MIDLANDS FILM ARCHIVE'. Launched in 2020, it has fast become the leading platform to showcase films made in the Midlands region. 

 

Clients and collaborators include (A-Z) APPLE, BARCLAYCARD, BBC 2,  BBC ACADEMY, BET, THE BFI, CREATIVE ENGLAND, CHANNEL 4, THE COMMONWEALTH GAMES EA SPORTS, THE HOME OFFICE, THE MIDLANDS ENGINE MIKE TYSON, MTV, NIKE, SONY, TIMBERLAND and VIRGIN MEDIA

Daniel Alexander part of the official 'Be More' Creative England lineup.
Daniel Alexander directing the official Commonwealth Games film

FEATURED  CREDITS

Director: Commonwealth Games Film - BBC World Wide Release

Task Force: Part of the Screen skills Task Force Team

Editor: Timberland Commercial - Official Release

Director/Producer: Midlands Engine - Film (Cannes Premiere)

Featured Guest: Creative England Be Inspired

Television Guest: BBC2 No Hats No Trainers

Director: Benjamin Zephaniah - Music Video (Vegan Campaign)

Director: Nike - Motivational Advert

Director: Apple iPod Ad - Advert (Apple Competition Winner)

Board Member: Create Central

Judge: TriForce/Monologue Slam

Speaker: BBC Academy

Director: Unarmed -  Home Office

Judge: Midlands Movies

DOP: BAIT- National Educational Resource (National Distribution)

Director: Levi Roots - Music Video (World Wide Distribution)

Director: Dapz x JME - Music Video (Sony & BBK)

Program Manager: Back In/Film Training Programme

Director: D Double E - Music video (Official Selection

Director: West Midlands Fire Service AD - Advert (Official Advert for WMFS)

Director: Noises - TV Pilot 

DOP: Climbing Trees - Short Film (Festival Winner)

Co-Director: Broken - Short Film (Official Selection)

Director: PIXM - National Commercial

Director: Carly - Short Film (Official Selection)

Director: Raxstar - Music Video (Official Selection)

Director: Aidan Davis - Britain's Got Talent Finalist

Director: Dominant Species - Short Film (Official Selection)

Director: Dez Mensa - X Factor Finalist Music Video

Director: Motorpoint - National Advert

Director: Molar Clothing - National Ad

Co-Director: Payment - Short Film (Best Festival Film)

Director: Family ties - Feature Film

Director: The List - TV Pilot 

Director: Reload - Music Video (MTV World Wide Distribution)

DOP: Losing Innocence - Feature Film (Official Selection)

Director: Talk To Me - Music Video (Best Festival music Video)

Director: The Art of War - Short Film (Official Staff Pick, Vimeo)

Director: Sacrilege - Short Film (Won Best Film & Best Director MVSA)

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