About

Alex Preston

Film and television producer Alex Preston was born and raised in the state of Georgia. The son to competitive dance studio owner Candy Preston, Alex grew up in dance and entertainment. He trained in dance from age 3 to adult and is a dance team instructor and choreographer.

Alex’s passion for film first emerged as a child. After several years of experimenting with film editing, Alex landed his first job as a television editor and camera operator at the age of 15. Two years later, he graduated high school and went on to earn two degrees in production.

In 2013, he earned a Bachelor of Arts with a double-major in Media Studies and Theatre from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. In 2019, he completed a Master of Fine Arts in Film and Television at Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, Georgia.

In 2017, Alex directed Good Girl Winnie Foster, a music video featuring Broadway lead actress of Tuck Everlasting the musical Sarah Charles Lewis.

For his direction of Good Girl Winnie Foster, Alex Preston became an Emmy nominee at the 2018 Student Production Awards hosted by National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast.

Training

AVID Media Composer v 8.0
Certified Editor
2017

Education

Master of Fine Arts
Film and Television
Savannah College of Art and Design
2019

Bachelor of Arts
Media Studies & Theatre
Mercer University
2013

Membership

Society for Collegiate Journalists
2011

Credits

Office Production AssistantA Murder To Remember, Lifetime2020
DirectorGretel + Hansel: A New Musical, Short2019
Casting DirectorL Is For Laundromat, Sesame Street S49 E092019
BTS Producer, Camera24 Frames, Coca-Cola & Regal Films2018
JurorAtlanta Jewish Film Festival2018
Art DirectorSamba by Tamba Hali, Music Video2018
Art DirectorBring It Back (Explicit) by Chozen, Music Video2018
Production AssistantNotorious, ABC2017
DirectorGood Girl Winnie Foster, Emmy® Nominated Music Video2017
Director Bully, Short2016
Camera OperatorThe Laughing Pizza Show, PBS2015
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