Director Adam Alexander Steps Outside His Comfort Zone to Pursue His Dreams
Current Project: Torn, an 11 Eleven 11 Project, Studio 11 Films
What drew you to this project?
At first, I liked the story but didn’t really think it was something I would do. It was really a couple steps outside of my comfort zone and I didn’t know how I would accomplish it. After a while, I grew to love the story and knew I could conquer it.
Where you were born and where you were raised: Atlanta
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
What do you hope viewers walk away with after seeing this project?
I want them to see the importance of family and love. Sometimes, we don’t realize how much we love something until its well being is at stake.
Who are your personals idols in the industry?
Spike Lee, Wes Anderson and Richard Ayoade.
Performer you would drop everything to go see:
Most likely Reggie Watts.
Pop culture guilty pleasure:
I don’t have one.
What’s on your music playlist?
Right now it’s a lot of Bob Marley, Reggie Watts, Bon Iver, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, MGMT, Damien Marley, any 70’s songs, and Beach House.
MAC or PC?
Worst job you ever had:
Um … Cleaning my room. Ha ha, yeah, I’m 14 and unemployed!
Three things you can’t live without:
Food, clothes, shelter and coffee!
Mostly Imdb and Tumblr.
Last book you read:
Right now I’m reading Savages.
Last good movie you saw:
For drama I would have to say The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. For comedy I would say Ted.
Some films you consider classics:
Anything by Alfred Hitchcock, Quentin Tarantino, Spike Lee, François Truffaut, and Jean-Luc Godard.
Favorite screen or commercial opportunities:
I haven’t had any besides this project.
My videos on YouTube — Adamthefilmmaker.