Alex Darke

Alex Darke

Filmmaker at Gilded Cinema | Cinema Summit
Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Director, Director of Photography, Distributor and Producer

Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
July 2012
Last online:
4 days ago
Invites sent:
500

About Alex

I am a USC grad (2008), co-owner of Gilded Cinema and co-creator of Cinema Summit. I have produced numerous projects ranging from feature films to web series. Currently, I am Director of Photography for "Larry King Now" and "Politicking with Larry King" on HULU.

Credits

  • The Evolution

    The Evolution (2017)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer ESP has begun to evolve in humans. Now they must face the test of adaptation as their lives are turned upside down.

  • Pocket.Watch

    Pocket.Watch (2017)
    Internet by Pocket.Watch Director of Photography Entertainment programming for children and young adults.

  • Playboy's the Antiviral Show

    Playboy's the Antiviral Show (2016)
    Television (Comedy) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Seven Bucks Digital Studios

    Seven Bucks Digital Studios (2016)
    Television (Short) Cinematographer The official YouTube channel for Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Seven Bucks Digital Studios. New videos every Tuesday.

  • Pros & Cons

    Pros & Cons (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • FML

    FML (2016)
    Film (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew A pair of Internet stars embark on a cross-country road trip through the United States capturing videos of their misadventures along the way.

  • Tiny Tiny Talk Show

    Tiny Tiny Talk Show (2015)
    Television (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department A late night talk show on a tiny, tiny set in 10 minutes.

  • Today I F&#Ked Up

    Today I F&#Ked Up (2015)
    Television (Comedy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Funsplosion

    Funsplosion (2015)
    Television (Comedy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Hypnotizmus

    Hypnotizmus (2014)
    Film (Short, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Cinematographer Chris visits a hypnotherapist to cure his unrelenting nightmares, only to find that reality may be worse than his dreams.

  • Kaiju Fury!

    Kaiju Fury! (2014)
    Film (Short, Action and Sci-Fi) Special effects A newly discovered energy source based on dark matter causes a space/time shift attracting giant mutant creatures. The team who invented the power source now must fight through a crumbling city to the ominous power plant and reverse the flow of energy before the beasts destroy humanity. Written by New Deal Studios

  • Politicking with Larry King

    Politicking with Larry King (2013)
    Television by YouTube Live Camera Operator/DP

  • Larry King Now

    Larry King Now (2013)
    Television by Ora TV/HULU Camera Operator/DP

  • The Daughter

    The Daughter (2012)
    Film by Infinitive Films Producer

  • The Young and the Restless

    The Young and the Restless (2012)
    Television (Drama and Romance) Actor Set in Genoa City, Wisconsin, The Young And The Restless is the thirty-year-old soap that centres on the saga between two wealthy families (the Newmans and the Abbotts) in the cosmetics industry. Head of the Newman clan is Victor Newman, the arrogant, cavorting billionaire and his wife Nikki; and running the Abbott show is Jack Abbott, the irresponsible, playboy CEO and his sister Ashley. Most of the show is centred on the competition between the two companies: Victor's Newman Enterprises and the Abbotts' Jabot. Written by Josh

  • The Eunuch

    The Eunuch (2012)
    Film (Short) Visual effects The Eunuch is coming to grips with his life after a traumatic "adventure" that cost him his manhood.

  • All My Children

    All My Children (2010 - 2011)
    Television (Drama, Romance and Mystery) Actor Set in the fictional East Coast suburb Pine Valley, All My Children is the decades-old, risk-taking soap that centers around Erica Kane and her long line of husbands.

  • Mixed Blooms

    Mixed Blooms (2011)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Family) Producer Meet The Fluges, a modern sitcom family made especially for the web! They come to you via this six-episode web series which chronicles the comedic ups and downs of a bi-racial (Caucasian and Asian) family who runs a small suburban flower shop. Written by Anonymous

  • Asylum

    Asylum (2010)
    Television by B.E.T. Producer

  • Tower 69: Malibu Beach Patrol

    Tower 69: Malibu Beach Patrol (2010)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Ving Rhames Wins Oscar for Piranha 3D

    Ving Rhames Wins Oscar for Piranha 3D (2010)
    Video (Short and Comedy) Special effects Add a Plot »

  • Piranha 3D: For Your Consideration

    Piranha 3D: For Your Consideration (2010)
    Video (Documentary, Short and Comedy) Special effects Add a Plot »

  • The Extraordinary Monday of Herman Brumby

    The Extraordinary Monday of Herman Brumby (2009)
    Film (Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama and 2 More) Actor Herman Brumby was not a man who enjoyed Mondays. But this Monday was not like other Mondays.

  • Becoming Pony Boi

    Becoming Pony Boi (2009)
    Film (Comedy) Art department From Hollywood Geek, to the Hugh Hefner of Hip Hop. The comedic journey of the most famous rap superstar you've never heard of. Hollywood director Jackie Stein, decides to live out his childhood dream of becoming a rap superstar. In the vein of This is Spinal Tap, we follow his journey as he transforms himself from Hollywood geek, to the Hugh Hefner of Hip Hop called Pony Boi. Pony Boi makes an album, a video featuring Dabrat, gets more women than he imagined and lives his dream, but at what cost? We see Pony Boi transform from corporate everyday guy into pumped up, tattooed, slang speaking Rap artist getting swept up in the music scene, it's fans and the chaotic journey it takes to become famous. During Jackie Stein's transformation into a rapper Pony Boi, Amy Weber (his loyal longtime girlfriend) is completely unaware of his new persona, or even his location. Amy, as well as his parents Rita and Len Stein, thinks he's off writing another movie in New York. His new found fame and fan... Written by 7ponies

  • Zoey 101: Behind the Scenes

    Zoey 101: Behind the Scenes (2008)
    Video (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • Call 911

    Call 911 (2008)
    Television Actor Add a Plot »

  • It's a Wonderful Death

    It's a Wonderful Death (2008)
    Film (Short, Adventure and Comedy) Actor Scorned and detested by everyone since the beginning of time, Death is surprised to be befriended by an illness-stricken President Marshall. The U.S. President's intentions are less than sincere however, his sights set on immortality and eternal incumbent status. Blinded by the need for friendship, Death unknowingly falls into the corrupt politician's trap, and soon finds his power to collect souls compromised. As the dire and twisted consequences of a life without death begin to merge, it's up to a cadre of political officials, and an Australian garbage man named Big Tony to help Death realize his importance and save existence. Written by Anonymous

  • S.E.R.E.

    S.E.R.E. (2008)
    Film (Thriller and War) Producer When a routine flight goes wrong, four American Soldiers are fighting for their lives in a Saudi prison. Their vindictive and merciless captor, who they know only as Mother, is after only one thing: the launch codes for the weapons on board their aircraft. These brave soldiers must rely not only on their military S.E.R.E training, but also on the strengths and bonds they have with each other in order to survive. Written by Alex Garcia

  • SERE

    SERE (2007)
    Film by Black Tag Films Producer

  • Birnkrant 616

    Birnkrant 616 (2006 - 2007)
    Television (Comedy and Romance) Actor Typical college student Gary Fischer and friends return for a new year at USC, but there's trouble on the horizon. Gary's Residential Advisor position is under scrutiny, as Dawn becomes hellbent on winning the upcoming student election. Roger starts a maddening quest to lose his virginity and find their friend Tad. Meanwhile the bumbling WWII Nazis, bedazzled by the glorious life of sorority girls, decide to join them in another horribly misguided attempt at world domination. Written by Wonderment Entertainment

  • Zoey 101

    Zoey 101 (2006)
    Television by Nickelodeon BTS Camera Operator

  • General Hospital

    General Hospital (2006)
    Television (Drama and Romance) Actor During the original show up through the 1970s, the show primarily covered Dr. Steve Hardy (John Beradino) and his friend, Nurse Jessie Brewer (Emily McLaughlin). Late in the 1970s, the show was doing badly in the ratings, so a new executive producer, Gloria Monty, decided to move the show's focus away from the hospital and onto material more relevant to a younger audience than the stereotypical "bored housewife", thus bringing in Luke and Laura, (Anthony Geary and Genie Francis) and eventually having them marry in a stereotypical fantasy wedding that would not be matched until the real-life marriage of Prince Charles and Lady Diana. Written by Paul Robinson

  • Gridiron Gang

    Gridiron Gang (2006)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Sport) Actor In the Kilpatrick juvenile detention center, the supervisor and former football player Sean Porter sees the lack of discipline, self-esteem, union and perspective in the teenage interns and proposes to prepare a football team to play in one league. He is supported by his superiors and his successful experience changes the lives of many young kids. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Mind of Mencia

    Mind of Mencia (2005)
    Television (Comedy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • As the World Turns

    As the World Turns (2005)
    Television (Drama and Romance) Actor Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, this long-running serial focuses on the relationships and difficulties of its inhabitants.

  • Boston Public

    Boston Public (2001)
    Television (Comedy and Drama) Actor

Awards

  • (Nominated) Outstanding Informative Talk Show, Daytime Emmy Award - Larry King Now
    (2018)

  • (Nominated) Outstanding Informative Talk Show, Daytime Emmy Award - Larry King Now
    (2017)

  • (Nominated) Outstanding Informative Talk Show, Daytime Emmy Awards - Larry King Now
    (2016)

  • Best Hosted Series (Pre-Recorded), IAWTV Awards - Larry King Now
    (2015)

  • Official Selection, NewFilmmakers LA - Hypnotizmus
    (2014)

  • (Nominated) Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis, News & Documentary Emmy Awards - Larry King Now
    (2014)

  • Best Feature Film, Houston WorldFest - The Daughter
    (2013)

  • Best Suspense/Thriller, Houston WorldFest - The Daughter
    (2013)

  • (Nominated) Best News and Culture Series, The Streamy Awards - Larry King New
    (2013)

Education

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