Alex Kinter born in Cali, Colombia, is an award-winning director and cinematographer.[1] Alex is a detail-oriented Creative Director having RED digital Imaging & post-processing certification and recognized skills in video production with live-action and 3D motion graphics. He has done projects for productions for SMB's, agencies, non-profits, production firms, entertainers & fortune 500 companies.

Early Life[edit | edit source]

Alex was born and raised in Cali, Colombia, and moved to Florida with his mother at the age of 5. His father was a regional manager for a chain of furniture rental stores which led the family to move to Texas because of a change in the workplace with his father.[2]

He had an interest in action sports and the arts from an early age. He was soon heavily engaged in graphics, computers, and web development. Since the video courses were always full, he took up photography during his junior year which led to an early start to lighting and composition.

Education[edit | edit source]

Alex attended Texas A&M, University-Commerce for Art Direction & Photography. In 2012. he received his certification as Digital Imaging & Post-processing Technician from RED Digital Cinema Education.[3]

Career[edit | edit source]

After completing his early education, Alex initially started his career in photography & cinematography and later gradually moved into directing music videos, commercial video production & marketing, music production, and entrepreneurship. For several years, Alex collaborated with the entertainment host, Paul Salfen on shows like The Drew Pearson Show, Sports Plus, and Inside Entertainment.[4] He has also worked in notable print publications such as Envy Magazine, 944 Magazine, ScoreBoard Monthly. Later, he founded his own media production company in the Dallas market which specializes in music videos. commercial production, corporate videos, television cinematography, aerial cinematography, motion graphics, photography, digital marketing, and branded content creation. The company has branch offices in Los Angeles, New Orleans, Chicago, New York. and Miami.

As a commercial director, he has worked with brands such as AT&T, Dallas Cowboys, Hublot, Pernod Ricard, Marriott Courtyard, Sonic, MTV, Viacom, and Mercedes Benz.[5] He has filmed and photographed a wide range of celebrities including Sir Richard Branson, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Selena Gomez, Dirk Nowitzki, Val Kilmer, Stephen King, Jennifer Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Tarn Manning, and Paul Oakenfold. In 2018. Alex co-directed and co-produced the short film Alone At The Pool starring Anne Beyer.

Notable Work[edit | edit source]

After completing his education in 2012, Kinter entered the mainstream entertainment industry. He started his career in photography & cinematographer and gradually moved into directing music videos, commercial production, music production, marketing, and eventually entrepreneurship.

Director & Producer[edit | edit source]

  • 2012: Dashboard Lights by Dustin Perkins Band
  • 2013: Shawty Wassup by Yung Nation
  • 2016: Play to Win by Parrish Tha Great
  • 2018: Alone at the Pool

Cinematographer[edit | edit source]

  • 2013: The Drew Pearson Show
  • 2013: Shawty Wassup by Yung Nation
  • 2018: Alone at the Pool

Awards[edit | edit source]

  • Indie Short Fest - Best Thriller Short, Jury Award of Excellence (Special Mention)[6]
  • IndieX Film Fest - Award of Excellence (Special Mention), Best Women Short[7]
  • Art Film Awards - Best Short Film[8]
  • Best Indie Film Award - Best Indie Experimental Film (Short)
  • Andromeda Film Festival - Best Short Film[9]
  • Milan Gold Awards - Silver Award for Indie Short Film
  • Independent Shorts Awards - Platinum Award for Best Mystery Short, Gold Award for Best First Time Director, Gold Award for Best Cinematography, Best Film of the Month (Runner-up)[10]
  • New York Movie Awards - Best Indie Short Film
  • Florence Film Awards - Honorable Mention for Indie Short Film[11]
  • FilmHaus - Honorable Mention
  • Best Director Award - Gold Award for Best 1st Time Director of a Short[12]

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