Born in Laredo Texas, raised in Mexico (Merida and Monterrey). Since a very young age, he has been interested in film.
Alejandro went to school for marketing in Mexico and then attended Vancouver Film School in Canada where he specialized in Directing. He later moved to Albuquerque to join the growing film industry.
His narrative work includes: The Princess and the Musician (2013), The Joneses (2014), Low/Fi (2015), Monday (2016), and Leslie (2017). His films have screened in numerous film festivals including the SXSW, Raindance, The Napa Valley Film Festival, Hollyshorts, and many more.
Most recently, Alejandro appeared on the Robert Rodriguez and El Rey Network-produced documentary show, REBEL WITHOUT A CREW: THE SERIES. With a budget of only $7000 and 14 days of shooting time, Alejandro was able to adapt his award-winning short film, MONDAY, into a feature film of the same name. The movie premiered at a special screening at the 2018 SXSW FESTIVAL and most recently was screened to a sold-out audience at the SOHO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL and closed the prestigious HOLLY SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL.
As of 2020 "MONDAY" is the highest-rated film of the competition.
He's currently putting the final touches on his most recent feature film "Millennium Bugs." which was funded all through a successful crowdfunding campaign and has been named in multiple lists of movies to watch in 2020.
Millennium Bugs is set to premiere this year.
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