Alexander Knisch was born in Toronto Canada and at an early age developed a love for storytelling. This love tried many ways to express itself, from playing music to learning about interior design, architecture, contemporary furniture and painting on canvas.
Educated at the prestigious OCAD (Ontario College of Art and Design) he finally found film making a culmination of all he loved about being a creative person. So began his journey into the Entertainment business.
Alexander’s iconic lighting of musicians, actors and artists have been seen around the world on televisions, computers and movie screens.
His career began in commercials and music videos, and has stayed a constant and favorite genre of his for over the 20 plus years he has been working in the industry and Lighting Department.
Finding these areas of image production as the most creative. He is an inspired, passionate and is considered an artist first and fore most.
In his lengthy career he has worked on hundreds of music videos and commercials that have gained numerous awards, articles and notoriety with too many to mention.
Alexander also has worked in the USA on many shows and is familiar with American style production.
He is a Dual Citizen of Canada and the USA.
Name: Alexander Knisch
Lives in: Toronto, Canada
Company: aegis Film Company Inc.
Occupation: Gaffer/lighting Technician and Lighting Designer
Unique traits: Artistic lighting skills. Ability to think like a DP and predict his or her needs.