Alex Haney is a director and writer committed to sharing diverse perspectives as he pursues telling large scale stories with indie soul.
This year, Alex was honored to have his short drama “Iconoclast” screened as an official selection of the Diversity in Cannes Showcase, Outfest Los Angeles, the Oscar-Qualifying Calgary International Film Festival, and the BAFTA-recognized Aesthetica Short Film Festival. Alex’s short film “Break” also screened this year at the Berlin International Film Festival Creative Minds Showcase, as well as at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth alongside “Iconoclast”.
Alex’s passion for film began with his short mockumentary comedy “Bookstore” which went on to screen at 37 film festivals and receive 16 awards. In his pursuit of socially conscious entertainment, Alex co-founded The Stop Bullying Foundation, which is building an educational program with his short anti-bullying drama “Charity” to bring awareness and a helping hand to students around the country. Alex continues working to bring underrepresented stories into the spotlight as he develops his upcoming feature projects.