Alex Haney is a writer and director committed to sharing diverse perspectives in large-scale stories with indie soul.
Alex has been honored to have his USC School of Cinematic Arts short psychological drama “Iconoclast” screen as an official selection of Outfest Los Angeles, the Oscar-qualifying Calgary International Film Festival, the Diversity in Cannes Showcase, and the BAFTA-recognized Aesthetica Short Film Festival. His short film “Break” also screened at the Berlin International Film Festival Creative Minds Showcase, as well as at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth alongside “Iconoclast”.
Alex has official selections at over 50 film festivals and has received over two dozen awards and honors including “Best National Narrative Film” and “Achievement in Directing”. His passion for filmmaking began with his short mockumentary comedy “Bookstore” which screened at 37 film festivals and received 16 awards. Drawing from his multicultural heritage, Alex is attracted to stories which explore new facets of the experiences of underrepresented groups. And as a lover of all things science fiction, fantasy, and horror, his vision is to pioneer the next wave of fantastical stories featuring fresh, genre-bending scenarios and compelling characters of all backgrounds.