In the beginning, Alexander had opportunities in almost every technical position in theatre, and went on to direct several plays. He received an Adjudicator's Award for 'Innovation, for Incorporating Animation, Computer-Generated Effects and Film Sequences with Live Actors' in The Wizard of Oz and received a similar Thea Award for Singin' in the Rain for which he made it rain across the stage.
Over the years he has also worked in several capacities in film and television, learning from the bottom up. He then started writing his own short films to gain directing experience and has won several awards in film festivals all over the world including The Missing Piece, Winner Silver Remi Award for Suspense Thriller at the WorldFest Houston and Star Wars: Blasted Behavior, Winner of Best Foreign Sci-Fi Film Award at the New York International Film Festival.
Alexander is also a writer and published his award-winning debut novel in 2012: DEPTH OF DECEPTION (A Titanic Murder Mystery). Before that, Alexander was the ghostwriter for a Gothic novel which was on the New York Times Best Seller list, and co-writer of the corresponding screenplay that was briefly optioned.
Name: Alexander Galant
Lives in: Toronto, Canada
Occupation: Script Supervisor, Screenwriter, Author and Director
Unique traits: Historical researcher, memory for details Used to be an Elvis Impersonator (many years ago).
Outstanding Director - Encore Series Award - "The War Show" (Theatre)
Quarter Finalist (Original Television Category) Final Draft® Screenwriting Contest for "Camp X"
Finalist - Best New E-book: Fiction USA BOOK AWARDS for "Depth of Deception (A Titanic Murder Mystery)
Finalist - Best New E-book: Fiction - INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS for "Depth of Deception (A Titanic Murder Mystery)
Best Foreign Sci-Fi Short - NY Int'l Film Festival for "Star Wars: Blasted Behavior"
Silver Remi Award: Suspense Thriller - WorldFest Houston - "The Missing Piece"