Alex Haney is a writer and director drawn to genre-bending, world-building stories about misfits, rebels, and underdogs. Queer and raised in a multicultural Jewish-Jamaican family, he is a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts with short films that have gone to over 50 film festivals and won over two dozen awards, including a Wonderland Award from the Lewis Carroll Society of North America and Best Family Film at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival. In his current projects, he continues to explore new worlds, distinctive characters, and unexpected adventures.
Queer magical-realism drama, written & directed by Alex Haney (USC School of Cinematic Arts)
When his bathroom mirror reflection begins to separate from him, a mixed queer teen must navigate a landscape of identity and change before living visions of his internal battle threaten to tear his world apart.
FROSTBITE International Indie Fest
Oscar-qualifying Calgary International Film Festival
Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival
BAFTA-recognized Aesthetica Short Film Festival
The Night Bell
Psychological thriller/horror, directed by Alex Haney (USC School of Cinematic Arts)
After boldly leaving her abusive husband in 1945, a determined young nurse secures a job in a hospital morgue. However, she soon realizes that her escape might have led her into an even worse situation.
Action Latinx Life Showcase
National Film Festival for Talented Youth
Short drama, directed & co-written by Alex Haney
What would it feel like to look inside the mind of someone having an anxiety attack? Overwhelmed by calls from work, endless homework, and a nagging friend, a college student does everything to hold it together as the pressure gets too intense to handle.
Alternative Film Festival Winter Edition
Carmel International Film Festival
Creative Minds in Berlin Showcase
Short drama, written & directed by Alex Haney
A teenager must confront deep truths about herself and her friends when a death threat sends shockwaves through her family and school.