Award winning filmmaker
Alexander G. Seyum was born in Los Angeles, California, June 4th, 1983 to a mother from El Salvador and a father from Eritrea East Africa. Alexander grew up in the city of Rialto, the Inland Empire and currently resides in South Central Los Angeles.
Since graduating from The Los Angeles Film School in 2011 Alexander has taken his dream of becoming a filmmaker and has proven himself to be an all round talent. Alexander has worked in all aspects of the entertainment industry including film, television, theatre, music videos, commercials, live concerts, and documentaries.
Alexander has also ventured into photography and is quickly becoming a popular shooter in Los Angeles. He has shot for many popular artists including Rihanna, Halle Berry, Jerry Bruckheimer, Randy Jackson, Maroon 5, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Sam Smith, The Weeknd, Tony Hawk, David Spade, Spice 1, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Suga Free, WC, Mack 10, Too $hort, Nipsey Hussle, Brotha Lynch Hung, Tech 9, and many others. His photos can be seen in many issue's of Music Connection Magazine, www.musicconnection.com.
OFFICIAL SELECTION 2015 - LA Focus group screening at Theatre Banshee, Burbank. NIGHT STEPS (Short film, horror)
OFFICIAL SELECTION 2014 - Cinema at the Edge Film Festival, SHADOW IN THE WIND (Short film, drama)
WINNER 2013 - Best Experimental Short Film SHADOW IN THE WIND, The Other Venice Film Festival (Short film, drama)
HONORABLE MENTION 2013 - Los Angeles Movie Awards SHADOW IN THE WIND, (Short Film, drama)
SPECIAL SELECTION 2012 - The Late Night Horror Film Festival, A MIDNIGHTMARE (Short Film, horror)
FINALIST 2011 - The Directors Circle Festival of Shorts, A MIDNIGHTMARE (Short Film, horror)
WINNER 2010 - Special Jury Prize DARKMOON Caliifornia Film Awards (Short Film, horror)
SEMI-FINALIST 2010 - Blankets of skid-row, Action/Cut Hollywood Film Festival (Short Film, documentary)
FINALIST 2011 - The Midnight Black International Festival of Darkness (Poetry)