Alex Helisek

Alex Helisek

Breezeway Productions
Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter and Videographer

Hollywood, California

Member Since:
October 2013
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About Alex

Born and Raised on the East Coast, Long Island New York, Alexander Helisek has been involved with Entertainment, Theatrical Arts, Film Making, and other crafts. Attending The Student Theater Arts Company in Herrick High School, Alex learned skills within the fields of Drawing, Singing, Art History, Scene Study, Improv, and Cold Reading. His passion resides deeply within the art of film-making, the idea of crafting a story from paper to screen, to make a fantasy a reality, and to bring to life images, thoughts, and ideas onto the silver screen.

"The World Is But A Dream"

Always looking to enhance his craft, he has recently studied "The Chubbuck Technique" through "The Power Of The Actor" and has taken steps to hone his emotions and abilities.

Loglines

  • Hunger Strike

    Hunger Strike Drama Independent Thriller "Dreams Manifest Into Reality"

  • The Convicted

    The Convicted Action Thriller "A mob boss pays for his sins through due punishment"

Credits

  • Sanctity

    Sanctity (2016)
    Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor A by-the-book federal agent and his desperate ex-girlfriend struggle with an unplanned pregnancy in a near-future America where Roe v. Wade has been overturned.

  • Desert Drive

    Desert Drive (2016)
    Film (Comedy) Actor Desert Drive is a vibrant, articulate road movie about four LA musicians who travel from Hollywood to Palm Springs for the Coachella Music Festival. Instead of harping on aimless debauchery and excessive drunkenness, the story documents the eventful two-hour ride and all the intimate conversations and crazy obstacles that transpire on the action-packed pilgramage Written by Josh Mitchell

  • 2 Broke Girls

    2 Broke Girls (2016)
    Television (Comedy) Actor Sassy, streetwise Max works two jobs just to get by, one of which is waiting tables during the night shift at the retro-hip Williamsburg Diner. Sophisticated Caroline is an uptown trust fund princess who's having a run of bad luck that forces her to reluctantly give waitressing a shot. At first, Max sees Caroline as yet another in a long line of inept servers she must cover for, but she's surprised to find that Caroline has as much substance as she does style. When Caroline discovers Max's knack for baking amazing cupcakes, she sees a lucrative future for them, but they first need to raise the start-up money. Written by CBS

  • Silicon Valley

    Silicon Valley (2015)
    Television by HBO Claude

  • The Last Ship

    The Last Ship (2015)
    Television by TNT Corporal Gilliam

  • My Father's Teeth

    My Father's Teeth (2015)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor A Hollywood actor picks his father up at the airport to celebrate his 40th birthday and chaos ensues.

  • Frank Flutie

    Frank Flutie (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor "Frank Flutie" is about a lexicographer who has waged war on the corporate world by leaving a high-paying job as a copywriter for an advertising company called The Banker and taking a low-paying job in a bookstore instead, ostensibly so he can write the first ever all sexual dictionary.

  • The Convicted

    The Convicted (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Producer The story of a man and his mafia associates who fall from the throne of corruption, power, and greed and the rebirth and rehabilitation of law abiding citizens. Overcoming trials and tribulations, three men who live very turbulent lifestyles.

  • Confessions of a Prodigal Son

    Confessions of a Prodigal Son (2015)
    Film (Drama) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Confessions of a Prodigal Son is a coming-of-age tale following Sean (Nathan Clarkson) as he rebels and leaves his home, family and father (Kevin Sorbo) to figure out life on his own. Two years later--while still on the journey to find life's answers--Sean suddenly finds himself questioning everything he thought he knew as he is confronted by a professor (Darwin Harris) who challenges Sean to see his life as a story; a best friend (Azel James) walking a dangerous path; and a strong and beautiful young woman (Rachael Lee) who is on her own journey to answers. Each one of these elements causes Sean to greater examine the choices he is making. The story is one of drama, laughter, relationships, faith, and redemption, ultimately asking the question "Can broken stories have happy endings?".

  • Dreaming Don't Make it So

    Dreaming Don't Make it So (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama and Musical) Casting director A singer/songwriter fights her father, her boyfriend and her own self-destructive tendencies in Chillicothe Ohio. Maxx and Jerry perform at a local bar, but that is as far as they get. Leaving seems to be the only option, but dreaming don't make it so.

  • Mad Men

    Mad Men (2014)
    Television by AMC Officer Hughes

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl (2014)
    Film by David Fincher Mover Charles

  • Interstellar

    Interstellar (2014)
    Film (Adventure, Drama and Sci-Fi) Actor In the near future, Earth has been devastated by drought and famine, causing a scarcity in food and extreme changes in climate. When humanity is facing extinction, a mysterious rip in the space-time continuum is discovered, giving mankind the opportunity to widen its lifespan. A group of explorers must travel beyond our solar system in search of a planet that can sustain life. The crew of the Endurance are required to think bigger and go further than any human in history as they embark on an interstellar voyage into the unknown. Coop, the pilot of the Endurance, must decide between seeing his children again and the future of the human race. Written by Warren D'Souza

  • Vintage Vehicle

    Vintage Vehicle (2014)
    Film (Short and Romance) Actor A famous actor buys back his old car to impress a girl.

  • Lack of Cockery

    Lack of Cockery (2014)
    Film (Drama) Actor A venture capitalist enlists a desperate indie singer to engage in a life swap with him. But when an unexpected female guest shows up at his door, he is forced to question his mindful living and his perspective on identity and love.

  • Hollywood Positive +

    Hollywood Positive + (2014)
    TV Movie (Comedy) Actor A bright eyed Midwest girl moves to Hollywood to pursue her dream, only to discover the awful clichés of getting ahead in tinsel town aren't clichés- they're real.

  • WMM Sketch Show

    WMM Sketch Show (2014)
    Television (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department WMM Sketch Show is a weekly comedy series shot at YouTubeSpace LA. The scripts, actors, and crew are all sourced from the LA based film collective, We Make Movies. We Make Movies was founded in 2009 to try to make the film industry suck less. It's grown to a community of filmmakers from Hollywood to Toronto dedicated to empowering each other to make movies on their own terms. To do that, We Make Movies offers an arsenal of resources, knowledge, shared experience and community support. Written by Anonymous

  • The 2nd Annual Geekie Awards

    The 2nd Annual Geekie Awards (2014)
    Television (Action, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Miscellaneous Crew The Geekie Awards honors talented, independent creators in entertainment, gaming, products and art, and gives them the opportunity to receive recognition in front of a worldwide audience.

  • It's Dark Here

    It's Dark Here (2013)
    Film (Drama) Actor It's Dark Here is the true story of Jason Tennies, an extremely gifted and accomplished young man -- a black belt in karate, a college student, a talented musician and most especially, the beloved only child of David and Linda. When Jason inexplicably and without warning suffers a schizophrenic break, his parents scramble desperately to get him the help he requires. In five short days, they must watch helplessly as their beloved son disappears before their eyes. As they endure this nightmare, they cannot help but reflect on happier times and what might have been while also facing the potential outcome for their family. Written by Anonymous

  • Teen Wolf

    Teen Wolf (2013)
    Television (Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy and 3 More) Actor Scott McCall was just another kid in high school. Until, one night his best friend Stiles brings him to the woods and Scott is bitten by a werewolf. Being a werewolf came with its perks- stronger, faster, new star in the lacrosse team, popularity- but also made it hard to control his anger. Scott has also fallen for the new girl in town, Allison, whose dad is trying to hunt and kill Scott. Scott now has to try and balance his out of control life, figure out how to control his new powers, try not to be killed by the alpha that bit him, and protect Allison- and keep her from finding out his big secret.

  • The List

    The List (2013)
    TV Movie (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Actor Centers on Deputy U.S. Marshal Dan Shaker who, when members of the Federal Witness Security Program start getting killed, leads the hunt for the person who stole the list, a file with the identities of every member of the program.

  • Mike Case in: The Big Kiss Off

    Mike Case in: The Big Kiss Off (2013)
    Film (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Mike Case is a low-rent private detective who works out of his car and advertises on Craigslist. When approached by the wealthy socialite Victoria Billows to find her missing husband, Mike is initially reluctant ("A missing husband? Never heard that one before") but is persuaded to take the case by Victoria's money and her not so subtle feminine charms. Written by Lloyd Hansen

  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2012)
    Television (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor This show follows the nights of the detectives working at the Las Vegas Police Department Crime Scene Investigations bureau. Being the second busiest crime lab in America, CSI officers use the best scientific and technical methods to solve puzzles and catch criminals. Written by Steve Richer

  • Virgin Eyes

    Virgin Eyes (2011)
    Film (Short, Drama and Family) Actor In an idyllic setting, fifteen year old Andrea's love for her father is turned around forever.

Awards

  • Best Cinematography THE CONVICTED @ Stories By The River Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Best Short Film THE CONVICTED @ All Things Hollywood Film Festival
    (2015)

Education

  • SUNY Potsdam
    (2008-2010)

  • Suffolk Community College
    (2008-2010)

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