University Place, Syracuse University
Alex Méndez Giner

Department of Transmedia
Assistant Professor, Film

Alex Méndez Giner is an award-winning filmmaker with more than 15 years of experience as a film director. His works explore human relationships through films set in the frontier between reality and imagination.

His films have been shown in more than 20 countries around the globe, and he has obtained several awards; of particular relevance is the Audience Choice Award presented at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival. His most recent work, The Book of Judith, received a production grant from the New York State Council of the Arts and has shown in many international film festivals, including the 16th Milan International Film Festival and the 37th Durban International Film Festival. 

Méndez Giner has developed multiple skills ranging from direction to cinematography to scriptwriting, following the “total-filmmaker” film philosophy approach. He teaches Scriptwriting, Cinematography, Narrative Storytelling and Graduate Production in the Department of Transmedia.