Alex is a cinematographer, filmmaker and Assistant Professor in the School of Cinema at San Francisco State University. He has photographed several independent feature films as well as short projects for Creative England, Channel 4, Film London and the British Film Institute. Alex directed a short documentary entitled Fishcakes & Cocaine which was nominated for the Scottish Short Film Award at Glasgow Film Festival in 2014 and is currently developing a feature documentary called Ferroequinology. He received first class honours for his undergraduate degree at the University of Gloucestershire in 2011 and then completed a Master of Fine Arts degree at the Scotland Screen Academy in 2014. He recently finished his practice-led PhD in the Digital Cultures Research Centre at UWE Bristol with a scholarship through the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council’s 3d3 Centre for Doctoral Training. Alex is also an associate editor of Screenworks, a peer-reviewed online publication of practice-research in screen media.