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 documentary that explores America’s founding through the creation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton. His latest film, Autonomy, is the first comprehensive documentary about self-driving cars, created with author Malcolm Gladwell. Alex's work as a writer/director includes a short film starring Blue Man Group and Alice Jacobs is Dead, which won Best Horror Film at the San Diego Comic-Con.  He edited and directed second unit on The Legend of Hallowdega, a short by renowned filmmaker Terry Gilliam.  Alex's other credits as an editor include Iconoclasts, Oprah’s Master Class, and Joe Berlinger's acclaimed feature documentary, Whitey.  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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