Alex Frayne

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Alex Frayne
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Born3 August 1975
London, England
OccupationFilm director
Years active1993 - present

Alex Frayne is an Adelaide-based Australian film director whose films have received attention locally and abroad. He studied Film at the Flinders University of South Australia, where he met long-time collaborator and cinematographer Nick Remy Matthews. With Matthews and school friend Tom Heuzenroeder, he formed Sputnik Films [au].


Alex Frayne graduated from Flinders University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1996, moving straight into production with a series of short films from 1998-2004.

He then directed, edited, and produced his debut feature film Modern Love in 2006. It screened at over 30 world festivals, secured theatrical releases in Australia, NZ and the UK, and was released on DVD via the Accent Underground label.[1] In the US the film was released by Seminal Films.[2]

Variety critic Richard Kuipers hailed the film:[3]

"...unlike anything else in the Australian genre catalogue" destined for..."cult status..."

He is a recognized photographer who won the 2010 Atkins SALA South Australian Living Artists Festival Photographic Award[4] and was semi finalist in the 2010 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize.[5]


  • La Famille (1993)
  • Zoyd (1995)
  • The Art of Tabloid (1997)
  • Doctor by Day (2000)
  • The Longing (2003) doco
  • Modern Love (film) (2006)


  1. ^ "Accent Underground"
  2. ^ "Seminal Films DVD Release"
  3. ^ "Variety Magazine Review"
  4. ^ "SALA"
  5. ^ ""Moran Prize"". Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 6 November 2010.

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