Alexander Freeman writer, producer, director and editor of short narratives, documentaries, PSAs and music videos based in Boston, Massachusetts. Alexander, who was born with cerebral palsy, made his directorial debut with The Raven (2008) by Edgar Allen Poe starring Paul Horn (Gone Baby Gone). Alexander was one of only three disabled filmmakers selected internationally for the Very Special Arts 2010 AFI-Discovery Channel SILVERDOCS Apprenticeship program for his work as writer, executive producer, producer, director and editor of I Care: A Documentary About Independent Living (2013), which premiered at the 2013 Picture…this film festival in Canada. Alexander’s documentary The Last Taboo (2013) was awarded Best Screenplay at the 2013 BOSIFEST in Serbia and was chosen for Official Selection at the 2013 10th European Film Festival: Integration You and Me in Poland and the 2014 We Speak, Here Online Film Festival. The Last Taboo has also screened in Munich, Germany and in Norway. The Last Taboo has been featured on WBUR, My Sex Professor, ABC NEWS, The Berkshire Eagle, mtvU and Nerve Magazine. It is also being used by multiple universities and organizations including the Norwegian Health Department’s Medical Physicians Sexual Education program. The Last Taboo is being distributed by Community Channel in the United Kingdom. Alexander is also the Winner of the HSC Foundation’s National 2014 Advocates in Disability Award. Alexander has interned as assistant editor for award-winning documentary filmmaker Robbie Leppzer at Turning Tide Productions and has interned at Technicolor. Alexander has also been an apprentice to Emmy and Academy Award-winning documentary editor Jeff Consiglio at VFR Films. Alexander is the Founder and CEO of OUTCAST PRODUCTIONS, which is devoted to telling thought-provoking stories on disability, sexuality, identity and diversity that encourage social action. Alexander is also a disability advocate, photographer, author and public speaker.
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