Alexis Morante (Algeciras, SPAIN) is an award-winning film director (also Latin Grammy nominated and Goya Spanish Academy Awards nominated) based in Los Angeles, California.
Alexis’ work has more than 80 international awards (among them best short in Recent Spanish Cinema Series in Hollywood, Kuala Lumpur International Festival in Malaysia and Mestre Film Festival in Venize) and more than 300 international official selections (in festivals like Clermont-Ferrand, HBO NY Latino Fest, Shanghai Int Fest and Monterrey Int Fest). In addition, he has been awarded twice as the New Talent FNAC in the prestigious Spanish Film Fest of Malaga. With multiple music videos and commercials broadcast on TV in Europe and America his videos accumulated on youtube more than 80 million views.
Alexis’ graduated from Cadiz’s University in Spain with the extraordinary award for the best record of his promotion. He also studied film in Sweden and Cuba (San Antonio de los Baños School) before achieving the Talentia Scholarship, that provided him with the chance to complete a two year MFA program in filmmaking between New York and Los Angeles. Strong in his passion for filmmaking as a way to create stories, Alexis Morante usually directs, writes and has the ability and talent to edit his projects, always trying to surround himself with the best team possible. He is partner and co-director of 700G Films. In advertising he is represented by Carbo Films in US market, by Kitchen Corp in Spain, by Some Films in Baltic Countries and by Wenneker in Center Europe.
Recently Morante was nominated for a Latin Grammy Academy award for ‘Best Long format video’ and for ‘Best Fictional Short Film’ in Spanish Academy Goya Awards; his 2016 feature rockumentary ‘Bunbury: El Camino Más Largo’, recently premiered in ‘Guadalajara Int. Fest. (Mexico)’ has been released in more than 100 theaters in all Latin-American countries, besides Spain and USA, with an International distribution of Eagle Rock Entertainment. In the last 4 years he has directed commercials in Northern Europe, Spain and USA for top brands such as Coca-Cola, Omnitel, Doritos, Iki, Universal Music, Warner, etc. With 2 fiction features project in development and other 2 new music documentaries, Alexis Morante is now living in Los Angeles, working in commercials and in the development of his first feature film ‘Island of Last Resort’.