Alexis Morante was born in Spain and would go on to graduate from Cadiz's University in Spain with extraordinary award’s best outstanding record. He went on to study film in Sweden and Cuba (San Antonio de los Baños School) before achieving the Talentia Scholarship, which provided him the opportunity to complete a two years MFA program in filmmaking in New York and Los Angeles. He is based between his home in Los Angeles and Andalusia, Spain.
He is an award-winning film, music video and commercial director, whose work has been nominated for a 2017 Goya Award (Spanish Academy Awards) and for a Latin Grammy Awards. His work has won more than 80 international awards, has been officially selected for more than 300 international film festivals, and he has been awarded the New Talent FNAC in the prestigious Spanish Film Fest of Malaga, twice.
A highly sought after director of TV commercials and music videos, Alexis has shot more than 40 visionary commercials (including Coca-Cola, Omnitel, Doritos, Iki, Universal Music, Warner Music) and music videos, broadcast on TV in Europe and America, accumulating more than 100 million views on YouTube and earning a Latin Grammy Nominations for his epic long-term music video for international music superstar Enrique Bunbury.
In film, he has 7-awarded short films (including Spanish Academy Goya nomination, Best short film in Recent Spanish Cinema Series in Los Angeles and Clermont-Ferrand) and he has directed and written 3 feature music documentaries theatrically released in more than 15 countries: Bunbury: El Camino más Largo’with International distribution by ‘Eagle Rock Entertainment’; Camarón: Flamenco y Revolución’ co-produced by Canal Sur and Mediaevents, released in more than 90 theaters in Spain, with unanimous critics and audience success in Málaga Festival and recently premiered Internationally in Netflix; and co-directing ‘Sanz: lo que fui es lo que soy.’, the definite documentary about Latin Superstar Alejandro Sanz, produced by Telecinco Cinema and Sacromonte Films, theatrical released in Spain and Latin America, reaching the Top Ten in its first week, and also acquired by International media center Netflix.
Nowadays Alexis Morante prepares his first fiction feature film in Spain, at the same time that is developing his break in American Fiction Market with ‘Island Of Last Resort’.