ALEXANDER WILLIAM KAZMIR SHARP
was born in 1994 in Vancouver, British Columbia. When he was 15 years old, he directed his first dramatic short film, "Thank You", which was recognized by Vision Quest, a rehabilitation program for addicts that screens the film as part of their process. His third short film, "Choice", was written, directed, shot and edited over the course of 72 hours as an entry of the 2012 MAD Film Festival in Vancouver, and it received the People's Choice, Best Director, Best Writing, and Best Cinematography awards. In 2013, Vision Quest asked him to direct another short film for their program, entitled, "Look Both Ways". By May of 2016, he had graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, where he studied Film and Television Production and Business. His junior thesis film, "Impasto", premiered at the Playhouse West Film Festival 2016 in Los Angeles.
His first independent short film, "Ziggy's Will", screened at Festival de Cannes, Manchester International Film Festival, HollyShorts, Santa Monica International Film Festival and Gig Harbor Film Festival in 2018.
Alexander's debut feature-length film, "Wired Shut", is released on APPLE TV, Amazon Prime, and dvd as of November 30, 2021, across North America and the UK from 101 Films.
He continues to write and direct films, music videos, and commercials.