Alex Pritz is an American documentary filmmaker, photographer, and producer based between New York City and Nairobi, Kenya. Alex is represented by DOCUMIST, and has published editorial work with The Economist, NBC News, Vice News, and the Guardian. Recently, Alex worked as a cinematographer and field producer on Jon Kasbe's feature documentary, When Lambs Become Lions (Tribeca 2018), as a co-producer on the Participant Media / Condition One VR series This is Climate Change (Tribeca 2018), and as co-director, cinematographer, and editor on the documentary short, My Dear Kyrgyzstan (Atlanta 2019). Alex enjoys tackling complicated stories about the lives of ordinary people.
Alex holds a B.Sc. from McGill University where he studied Ecological Determinants of Health. In 2012, he received an inaugural Dalai Lama Fellowship for his work developing film schools among low-income communities in the Philippines.
Alex has been trained by RISC (battlefield and remote medical care) and HEIST (hostile environments and security in Somalia), and studied French at the Middlebury Language Schools as a Kathryn Davis Fellow for Peace.
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