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Rob Alexander

Rob Alexander

Participant

PW Project: Voices of the Violin
EAVE PRODUCERS WORKSHOP 2009

Company details

Position Producer | Director
Company perfectmotion ltd
Website www.perfectmotion.tv
Rob Alexander has been producing multi-media projects for international broadcast, arts and education for two decades, including work for; BBC, Channel Four, RAI Italy, SVT Sweden, The Open University, Arts Council UK and development with film funds including FVG Italy, MEDIA EU and Screen South UK. Recent projects have included The Man Whose Mind Exploded - a theatrical documentary focusing on the extraordinary life of Drako Zarhazar, muse to Dali, one time dealer to the Stones, who at 74 is forced to live ‘completly in the now‘ having been robbed of the ability to create new memories. World Premiere at DocFest2013, voted one of the pick of the fest by the audiences and international press including IndiWire, BFI, and the BBC. Grierson 2014 nominated. UK broadcast FilmFour2015 Knockout Scousers - for Channel Four’s acclaimed True Stories documentary strand, the film followed three Liverpool boxers for two years attempting to qualify for the London Games. Knockout Scousers received strong reviews across the UK press, including four star ratings in Time Out, Radio Times, Guardian and Sun. It premiered at Sheffield Doc/Fest and formed part of the Olympic closing ceremonies in the North of England. Other projects (2009/12) have included Biographies on Hip-hop Pioneers Public Enemy (BBC R4), Britain’s first Muslim Convert William Quilliam (BBC World Service) and the Beat Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti (BBC R4), which won the World Award at the New York Media Festival.  Rob has made his way across the Rio Grande with modern troubadour Tom Russell, shared burgers with Elvis Presley’s Guitarist Scotty Moore, traced the story of Redneck Music across America and produced work in Burma, Arabia, Africa and China. He is currently producing BREATH, a non verbal documentary exploring the landscapes of the human body, from birth to death, supported by MEDIA EU and Arts Council England . Also Android in La La Land, a film following Godfather of Electronic Music, Gary Numan as he moves to California and releases his first album in nearly a decade.

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A scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Alan Fountain, former Head of Studies and President of EAVE, who passed away on March 3. Its goal is to enable one producer from outside the EU to participate in all three sessions of the EAVE Producers Workshop each year.

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