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Alex is a highly experienced writer, producer, director & edit producer, making glossy high-end factual shows that are fun, engaging and entertaining

1×60 / 1×120 / 4×60 / 6×60

Alex is highly experienced at setting-up & handling ambitious series, on both domestic & international platforms. He’s made shows that cover everything from history/science specialist factual [Mummies Alive: Multiple broadcasters & Horizon: Man on Mars – Mission to the Red Planet.  BBC] to entertaining factual [Flying Across Britain with Arthur Williams: Channel 4]. His broad experience also includes developing and directing large drama-recon shoots on location and in studio environments [WWII’s Most Daring Raids: Smithsonian / UFO’s The Secret Evidence: Channel 4]. He has a strong track record in using high-end CG animation. Devising, storyboarding and liaising with FX houses, to deliver stunning images [Drain the Oceans: National Geographic]. He has great visual flair on location and in the edit and is an accomplished writer in both pre and post production.

Press Reviews

Horizon: Man on Mars: Mission to the Red Planet

TV Choice

Horizon: Man on Mars: Mission to the Red Planet


Horizon: Man on Mars: Mission to the Red Planet

Jaw dropping TV

UFO's: The Secret Evidence

The scope of the programme was impressive – zooming about from top secret airbases in the States, to freezing bunkers in Poland; from ordinary witnesses to top-level defence and intelligence chiefs

UFO's: The Secret Evidence

A scrupulously researched two-hour film…



BBC 1 & 2, ITV 1, Channels 4 & 5, UKTV, Discovery, Discovery Science, National Geographic Television, National Geographic Channels International, Smithsonian, PBS/Nova, History US & Canada, ZDF, SBS, eOne.

In a nutshell

Alex has a strong track-record in producing, directing & edit producing high-end mainstream factual programming. Drama reconstruction. Visually driven. Highly experienced in working with CGI. Excellent people skills. First-rate story-telling skills. Scripting – pre & post production. Story-boarding.