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About ALEX

Alex Horwitz is a director, writer, editor, and producer with experience on films large and small.  He directed and produced Hamilton’s America, the Peabody Finalist feature documentary that explores America’s founding while following Lin-Manuel Miranda through the creation of his pop culture sensation, Hamilton.  As a writer/director, Alex made a short film starring Blue Man Group for their 25th Anniversary.  His earlier work, Alice Jacobs is Dead, won Best Horror Film at the San Diego Comic-Con before garnering awards all over the festival circuit.  Alex edited and directed second unit on The Legend of Hallowdega, a short by renowned filmmaker Terry Gilliam.  He also cut the acclaimed feature documentary, Whitey, for Academy Award-nominated documentarian Joe Berlinger.  Alex’s other credits as an editor include Iconoclasts and Oprah’s Master Class.  He graduated from Wesleyan University, after which he worked as an assistant for director Julie Taymor before learning the ropes of film production with jobs on the Spider-Man and Bourne franchises, as well as Martin Scorsese’s Shine a Light.  He lives in New York City with his wife and two sons.

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