ALEX DAVIS-LAWRENCE is a filmmaker and creative producer based in Los Angeles. Born and raised in Seattle, he is also the co-founder of Moss, a journal of Pacific Northwest writing.
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// FILM AND VIDEO
As a producer, shooter, and editor, Alex has created video content for clients like Adobe, Visa, Microsoft, the ACLU, Storm King Art Center, and the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. Formerly an in-house shooter and editor at New York-based ad agency MRY, he now lives and works as a freelancer in Los Angeles.
Alex specializes in documentary filmmaking, location/event shooting, and post-production for new media platforms. Recent commercial highlights including directing, shooting, and editing a documentary spot for San Francisco's American Giant, and photographing a national Instagram campaign for T-Mobile out of Seattle.
For more, see Alex's commercial shoot/edit reel and photo portfolio.
Alex also works as a creative producer on his own film projects, such as 2013's The Book of Joe, a cult/sci-fi/action short which premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival. See more on IMDb.
// PUBLISHING AND DESIGN
Alex is the co-founder of Moss, an online journal of Pacific Northwest writing. Described by the Seattle Weekly as being “at the vanguard of modern Northwest literature,” Moss has received praise for its beautiful design, strong editorial hand, and commitment to supporting local and emerging talent. Now on its fifth issue, Moss has been covered by The Offing, The Rumpus, The Stranger, City Arts, The Portland Mercury, and more, and was nominated for a James W. Ray Venture Project Award from Artist Trust in Seattle.
The Moss: Volume One print anthology is now available online and at select bookstores in Seattle, Portland, and Los Angeles.
Alex also produced, designed, and edited A Brief History of Magic Cards, a chapbook about the people, culture, and history of classic trading card game Magic: The Gathering. Magic—conceived, developed, and still based in Seattle—has grown in the last 20 years from a niche fantasy product into one of the biggest forces in global gaming culture; A Brief History charts this growth through the eyes of a Seattle writer (and former professional player) who witnessed it all firsthand.
In addition to handling the design, layout, coding, and photography for Moss, Alex has worked on design, layout, and coding for various independent creative projects, individuals, and local businesses. Products include posters, business cards, stickers, websites, and Kickstarter campaigns.
Born and raised in Seattle, Alex has lived and worked in Austin, New York, and Los Angeles, where he currently resides. He graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College with a double-major in Film and American Studies.
Website © 2016 Alex Davis-Lawrence.
Photograph by Ambrose Eng.