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Alex Winter

Alex began his career as a child actor, with starring roles on Broadway and in feature films, including the immensely popular BILL AND TED franchise and Warner Bros. THE LOST BOYS.

After attending NYU film School, Alex co-wrote, co-directed and starred in the hit MTV comedy series THE IDIOT BOX, following by his feature debut FREAKED, released by Twentieth Century Fox. Subsequent feature films include FEVER, a psychological thriller that Alex wrote and directed. Praised by AO Scott in the New York Times as ‘Pure Hitchcockian panic,’ FEVER was an Official Selection at Cannes and other festivals worldwide. For TV, Alex produced and directed two record-breaking, live-action BEN 10 movies for Cartoon Network, garnering an Emmy nomination for best Visual Effects. Currently, Alex is producing and directing DOWNLOADED, a feature documentary about the Digital revolution, for VH1 Rock Docs. Interview subjects include Napster co-founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, as well as numerous musicians and industry executives. DOWNLOADED is due for theatrical and TV release in 2013.

Alongside his feature projects, Alex maintains a busy career as a director, screenwriter and actor.

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