Alex Lora-Cercos is an internationally renowned Spanish Director and Producer, whose influence goes beyond borders. Alex is a celebrated figure in the film world for his rich and creative filmmaking talent and ability. His films are warmly received not only in US, but also in many foreign countries, especially film festivals. His recent accomplishment includes winning “Best Documentary” Award on May 2018, at the International Filmmaker Festival of New York for “Parivara” film, directed and produced by Alex Lora-Cercos and Alex Kruz.
“We want to dedicate this award to the children from the Goldungha Orphanage for the Blind in Nepal and to the entire team involved in Parivara documentary film. Our initial idea behind this important documentary was to share the incredible stories of the children we got to meet, and help others to learn from the experience in a positive way. Listening to their stories guided our approach to how this documentary was filmed,” said Alex Lora-Cercos for Prishtina Press.
Alex Lora’s work is very relevant and leaves a stamp in cinematic cinematography. His films are characterized by powerful and meaningful storytelling, focusing on human rights issues. He is known for award-winning films such as: The Fourth Kingdom, Godka Cirka, Odysseus’ Gambit, Parivara, Thy Father’s Chair, (En)terrados, etc. It is exciting to see how this talented director creates something in his own style. His work has been showcased in many international film festivals and he was won many accolades.
“I’m happy if I can keep making films, and if we can make other people happy in that way, even better. At the moment, I’m editing my second feature documentary now and eventually I’d love to try with a feature narrative. There are several projects that I am currently working on,” added the award-winning director, writer, producer and editor Alex Lora-Cercos.
The impact Alex Lora-Cercos has made through is work will continue to influence the directors of the future. Alex Lora-Cercos is the winner of two New York Emmys® after four nominations, finalist for the Oscars®-Student Academy Awards, Goya® Spanish Academy Award Nominee, and winner of a Gaudi® Catalan Academy Award after being nominated on three occasions. Listed as one of the top 10 promising Spanish directors to watch for in Variety’s Cannes Edition of 2014, his work has received over 100 awards, being officially selected in some of the most internationally-acclaimed film festivals like Sundance where he screened twice.
Alex Lora-Cercos has taught film at several prestigious universities and received his MFA in Media Arts Production at City College of New York as a Fulbright scholar. Alex Lora-Cercos continues to make films with his unique cinematic vision, that influence the film industry today.