Alex Gangi

DIRECTOR | WRITER | PRODUCER

Los Angeles, CA | 843.259.8290 | alexander.gangi@gmail.com

About

DCIM102GOPROAlex Gangi is a driven and dedicated up and coming director, writer and producer in Los Angeles. A born leader, Alex takes pride in quickly being able to relate to and obtain strong performances from his actors, as well as successfully conveying his vision to the crew. His most recent short, ‘Until The Dust Settles,’ has garnered much recognition, obtaining Official Selections to several important film festivals and winning a few in the process, including the Savannah Film Commission Award.

Alex’s knowledge extends beyond the screen as well, having worked as Marketing and Acquisitions Coordinator for Indie Distributor, Ketchup Entertainment – experience that gave him insight into the business of successfully acquiring and distributing films. Alex is currently working with both PrettyBird US and True Blood.

His professional attitude and ability to motivate actors and crew make him an asset and great collaborator to any production. While working on the film, ‘CBGB,’ as well commercials for Paula Deen, the Florida Citrus Commission, the Webseries CTL+ALT+DEL and for Steven Colbert television productions, Alex has received numerous commendations for his knowledge and work ethic.

Alex is currently in pre-production on ‘SweetWater,’ a short drama written by his Producer and close collaborator, Kristen Hall, and shot by talented cinematographer, Jeremy Peele. They are planning to film this April.

Alex is a graduate of Tulane University and holds an MFA in Film and Directing from the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD). 

   
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SweetWater

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Director: Alex Gangi
Producer: Kristen Hall
Writer: Kristen Hall
DP: Jeremy Peele
Current Stage: Production; Initial filming April 2014

“Over a get-a-way weekend vacation, a young couple must deal with the stagnation of their current working lives and come to terms with the realities of their relationship and future together.”

 

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Until The Dust Settles

UTDS_posterDirector: Alex Gangi
Producer: Kristen Hall
DP: Crynma Jang
Current Stage: Completed

“You can’t run from your past, but sometimes answers are found along the way.”

In 1932, an Italian immigrant and his two sons making their way to California get caught in a dust storm. They seek help from a nearby rural family, whose struggles and perseverance help the man and his sons emotionally reunite.

WINNER – Savannah Film Commission Award SAVANNAH FILM FESTIVAL 2013
WINNER – Best Student Short at CALIFORNIA INTERNATIONAL SHORTS FEST 2013
NOMINEE – Best Student Short at WE LIKE ‘EM SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2013
OFFICIAL SELECTION – LA SHORTS 2013
OFFICIAL SELECTION – BIG BEAR LAKE FILM FESTIVAL 2013
OFFICIAL SELECTION – CINCINNATI FILM FESTIVAL 2013
OFFICIAL SELECTION – ORLANDO FILM FESTIVAL 2013
OFFICIAL SELECTION – BALD SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 2013
OFFICIAL SELECTION – MACON FILM FESTIVAL 2014
OFFICIAL SELECTION – SPEECHLESS FILM FESTIVAL 2014

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sometimes... answers are found along the way

Captain Citrus

CPN CITRUS _ cutoutDirector: Patrick Longstreth
Producer: Alex Gangi
DP: Maury Covington
Current Stage: Completed

A series of 3 mixed live action & animated shorts relating the benefits of drinking fresh Florida Orange Juice to kids. Commissioned by the Citrus Growers of the State of Florida.
 
 
 
 
 

The Shadow Man

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Director: Alex Gangi
Producer: Kristen Hall
DP: Sean McGaw
Current Stage: Completed

A short film commissioned by author, Mark E Murphy, to promote the upcoming release of his suspense novel, The Shadow Man.

 


Ctrl+Alt+Del

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Director: Kendra Doshier
Producer: Alex Gangi & Branden Dorris
DP: Alicia Robbins
Current Stage: Completed

Pilot and Season One (as Associate Producer) of the Webseries, Ctrl+Alt+Del starring Gabrielle Christian (TV’s South of Nowhere) and Ash Lendzion (Spring Breakers). Received 4K+ youtube hits in first 24 hours.

“Carson Clarke is a lazy, aimless late bloomer who suddenly gets thrown into the quick and vicious LA entertainment business. Her boyfriend keeps nagging her about finding a job – but once she has one, things get complicated.”

 

So Brief Was His Torso

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Director: Alex Gangi
DP: Sean McGaw
Current Stage: Completed

Created for the Directing Master Class at the Savannah Film Festival 2012. Scene comes from a short film script that my friend, Kyle Taubken, wrote and later filmed. A very special thanks to producer Bill Borden (High School Musical series), Leah Pipes (TV’s The Originals), and AJ Trauth (The Last Word).

 



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843.259.8290

alexander.gangi@gmail.com

Los Angeles, CA