Alex Lora Cercos

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Alex Lora
Alex Lora during filming of Odysseus' Gambit.jpg
Alex Lora during filming of Odysseus' Gambit, New York City, October 21st, 2010
Born Àlex Lora Cercós
(1979-09-19) September 19, 1979 (age 35)
Barcelona, Spain
Occupation Film director
Years active 2004-present
Website
http://www.alexlora.es

Àlex Lora Cercós (born September 19, 1979), better known as Alex Lora, is a Spanish film director. His films, marked by complex narratives, have entered hundreds film festivals and received multiple awards and nominations around the world, most notably the two official section of Sundance, the nomination to the Student Academy Awards, both presence at the Berlinale Talent Campus and at the Cannes Short Film Corner, the 3 nominations for the Gaudí Catalan Academy Awards, and the nomination and the prize at the New York Emmy Awards.[1][2]

Early years[edit]

Alex Lora was born in Barcelona, Spain and started making film in very young age after his parents bought a video8 handycam.[3][4] Mr. Lora is a graduate of Barcelona’s Ramon Llull University, where he earned BA and MA degrees in filmmaking and writing and directing for fiction.[5]

Career[edit]

In 2011, as a Fulbright Scholar, he completed his two-year MFA in Media Arts Production program at City College of New York, where he was a final nominee for the Student Academy Award.[6] Since his graduation, he has worked internationally as script analyst, editor, cinematographer, writer and director. His short film, Odysseus' Gambit, screened at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012,[7] was nominated to the prestigious Gaudi Awards (Spain) in 2012.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IMDB - Àlex Lora biography, [1], september 19, 2012, Retrieved April 17, 2014
  2. ^ The City College of New York - Online Interview with Alex Lora, CCNY Film Program Produces Another Student Academy Award Finalist, June 5, 2012, Retrieved March 20, 2013
  3. ^ Yahoo! Advertising Solutions - Online Interview with Alex Lora, Storytelling Tips from Sundance, January 23, 2012, Retrieved March 21, 2013
  4. ^ Brauni Studio - Online Interview with Alex Lora, [2], February 28, 2014
  5. ^ The City College of New York - Online Interview with Alex Lora, CCNY Film Program Produces Another Student Academy Award Finalist, June 5, 2012, Retrieved March 20, 2013
  6. ^ DocWorks NYC, Profile: Alex Lora, Retrieved March 20, 2013
  7. ^ Yahoo! Advertising Solutions - Online Interview with Alex Lora, Storytelling Tips from Sundance, January 23, 2012, Retrieved March 21, 2013
  8. ^ IMDB List of Awards and Nominations, Retrieved March 21, 2013
  9. ^ Official site, Screenings & Awards page, Retrieved March 21, 2013

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