Alex Garcia Lopez

Writer/Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Nick Hitchcock

Film, TV & Theatre

Alex Garcia Lopez is a writer and director of BAFTA nominated TV shows. Born in Argentina but now Los Angeles based, Alex began his career making short films in London, UK. He wrote and directed HAPPY BIRTHDAY GRANDAD (2008), winner of the BAFTA 60 Seconds of Fame, followed by DIEGO'S STORY (2009), which was the recipient of numerous awards and nominations. He directed WOULD LIKE TO MEET (2010), MISFITS (2012), the first season of the critically-acclaimed UTOPIA (2013) and the Netflix mini-series RESIDUE (2015).

Alex is currently developing a new eight-part series as creator, writer and director, entitled COGNITION, which John Woo (MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 2, FACE/OFF) is attached to produce, and recently directed on series 3 of FEAR THE WALKING DEAD. He is also developing an original feature film and is attached to direct an adaptation of Paul Pen's novel THE GLOW OF THE FIREFLIES to be produced by Morena Films (FINDING ALTAMIRA, MA MA). 

In Development

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CLOAK & DAGGER

2017

ABC/Marvel

- Directing Eps 2&8

LUKE CAGE (Series 2)

2017

ABC/Netflix

- Directing Ep 13

THE GLOW OF THE FIREFLIES

2017

Morena Films

- Attached to direct
- Adaptaion of Paul Pen's novel of the same name

COGNITION

2017

Catalyst Global Media

- Original crime-thriller TV series

HUNGER

2017

Catalyst Global Media

- Original feature film

Television

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THE EXORCIST (Series 2)

2017

Morgan Creek Productions/20th Century Fox

- Directed Ep5

FEAR THE WALKING DEAD (Series 3)

2017

Circle of Confusion/AMC

- Director

RESIDUE

2015

Matador Pictures/Content/Netflix

- 3-part paranormal thriller
- John Harrison has written
- Starring Natalia Tena and Iwan Rheon

UTOPIA

2013

KUDOS / Channel 4

Written by Dennis Kelly, co-directed with Wayne Yip.

MISFITS (SERIES 3)

2012

Clerkenwell Films

Lead block. Written by Howard Overman, co-directed with Wayne Yip.

WOULD LIKE TO MEET

2010

Touch Paper / Channel 4

Written by Tom Bidwell

SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL (SERIES 4)

2010

Tiger Aspect / ITV

Starring Billie Piper. Co-directed episodes 1-4 with Wayne Yip.

Short Films

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DIEGO'S STORY

2009

Co-written and directed with Wayne Yip. Nominated for 'Best of British' competition, 2009 Encounters 'Best Of' competition, Brest Short Film festival and nominated for international prize, SHNIT International Film Festival 2009. Also in competition at Malta International Film Festival 2009, Discovering Latin America Festival London 2009, Tirana International Festival 2009, London Short Film Festival 2010, Athens International Film Festival 2010.

B LUCKY

2008

Co-written and directed with Wayne Yip. Finalist, 48hr Smoke & Mirrors Film Competition.

SAMANTHA

2007

Co-written and directed with Wayne Yip.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GRANDAD

2007

Co-written and directed with Wayne Yip. Winner of BAFTA 60 second film competition 2007.