Alexandre O. Philippe, MFA

Alexandre O. Philippe holds a Master's Degree in Dramatic Writing from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and is Creative Director of Denver-based Exhibit A Pictures and Cinema Vertige. He has written, directed, and produced numerous award-winning films and documentaries. Recent works include DOC OF THE DEAD, which is still touring film festivals around the world after its 2014 premiere at SXSW, and was released by eONE Entertainment (Germany), Altitude (UK), Kinosmith (Canada), and EPiX/Netflix in the U.S. as the companion piece to WORLD WAR Z; THE LIFE AND TIMES OF PAUL THE PSYCHIC OCTOPUS, which premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and Sheffield Doc/Fest, and has been broadcast around the world; and THE PEOPLE vs. GEORGE LUCAS, which had event screenings at many prestigious film and documentary film festivals on the world stage, including SXSW, Hot Docs, Edinburgh International Film Festival, AFI Silverdocs, Filmfest München, Rome International Film Festival, Stockholm International Film Festival, Istanbul Film Festival, Los Angeles Film Festival, and CPH:DOX. A Top Entertainment Story on CNN.com, featured in Entertainment Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, Wired, and Variety (among many others), PvsG was nominated for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Documentary Screenplay at AFI Silverdocs. After a limited theatrical run across several territories, PvsG became the #1 documentary on Netflix, and was released on DVD and Blu-Ray by Lions Gate Entertainment (US), Wrekin Hill and eONE Entertainment (UK, Australia, NZ, South Africa), Kinosmith (Canada), Capelight (Germany, Switzerland), BAC Films (France), and Fine Films (Japan). 
 
Alexandre's short films LEFT, THE SPOT and INSIDE screened at over 100 international film festivals, and won a slew of awards. LEFT was the first film in history to have been recorded, edited and mixed at 192kHz/24-bit for Dolby’s new process of lossless encoding in TrueHD 5.1 surround sound technology, and was honored by the Akira Kurosawa Foundation in Japan.  
 
Current projects include 78/58, a feature documentary about the iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s PSYCHO, currently in co-production with French-German TV network ARTE; and KAIJU, a large-scale feature about the giant monsters of Japan, to be shot primarily in Tokyo in 2016.
 
In 2009, Alexandre received the Lighthouse Beacon Award for Teaching Excellence.

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