Having grown up abroad on four different continents, including Africa, Asia and Europe, André Alfa moved to the US from France and received his Bachelor degrees in Telecommunications – Television, Radio & Film – and Behavioral Psychology from Pepperdine University.
While there, he won the university’s Sundance Channel Award for Best Dramatic Short in 1999 for “Intrusion,” which he wrote and directed. Alfa went on to graduate from The Los Angeles Film School in 2001 where he directed “Broken-Mirror Music,” based on two poems and a short story by Charles Bukowski and “Pathos of Distance,” an original screenplay.
Over the next several years, Alfa worked on over thirty films in multiple capacities, including assistant director, second assistant director, script supervisor and editor as well as at various production companies.
Alfa continues to direct video and online branded content for brands and online media, writing and directing for multiple digital platforms and formats, including commercials, series, music videos & other short form content.
He has written three screenplays: a kidnapping/torture thriller and a World War 1 anti-war drama, both based on true stories, and a horror.
Alfa is currently in development on an untitled dark comedy and a horror/slasher, which will mark his feature film directorial debut.
DEVIL’S PLAYGROUND by ANDRE ALFA Horror ⋄ Thriller Stranded on Alcatraz Island, a mismatched couple discover that one of the most popular sightseeing destinations becomes a devil's playground at night when they are forced to battle the ghosts of former inmates to get back to the mainland.
A WONDERFUL NIGHT by ANDRE ALFA Drama ⋄ Historical ⋄ War A true story about an improvised truce along the Western Front during the first Christmas of World War I, A Wonderful Night recounts how enemy soldiers laid down their arms, climbed out of their trenches and sang Christmas carols together on a frigid Christmas Eve before burying their dead and playing a soccer match the next day.
CANARY AMONG MINERS by ANDRE ALFA Drama ⋄ Thriller A young French Jew suffers more than three weeks of the most gruesome torture at the hands of the gang that kidnapped him, most of them minors, while the police struggle with his family to track the kidnappers and determine whether it is a hate crime.
UNTITLED PROJECT by C. Van Tune Comedy ⋄ Horror A 32-year-old near-virgin who lives with his mother and a gaunt 28-year old "greeter" incapable of showing emotion are co-workers at the local Happy-Saver discount store (a parody of Wal-Mart) who lead boring and dreary lives. Except for the fact that they like to kill people. But things take a turn for the worst when one of them makes the mistake of killing a co-worker and the trail leads right to them. What they do to cover their tracks leads this unlikely pair to greater danger, deeper despair and more twisted behavior than they could ever imagine!
Circle of Influence
Television (Action and Adventure) Director Government and citizens have become divided. Two opposing agencies are at the heart of it all. Who controls the U.S. government? Rachel Paris has taken the ultimate oath..."I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic..." Circle of Influence ~ Are you in the Circle? Written by Fred Copeland
Film (Short, Horror and Thriller) Actor A psychological, drug-induced thriller about a man awakening after surgery, struggling to shake off the haze of operative anesthesia. Continued medication pushes his body into a morphine-induced coma, while his mind struggles through terrifying hallucinations and visions. He awakens while receiving another dose, realizing he must race against the rising tide of morphine to find reality before being swallowed by the encroaching darkness of his subconscious mind. Written by Ted Roach
The Pathos of Distance
Jewel of the Sahara
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Sundance Channel Award for Best Dramatic Short