Alex
Kendall

Alex is a writer/director for film and television.

Alex has created work for Film 4, Creative Skillset, Signature Pictures, DNA Films and Origin Pictures, and his short films have played at festivals internationally including Palm Springs (best of fest selection), Denver Film Festival, London Short Film Festival, Aesthetica, Q! Film Festival, Dam Short Film Festival, Cornwall Film Festival and Fastnet Short Film Festival. In 2012 he also directed an art installation piece for the Jerwood Space in Borough.

His latest short No Pain Whatsoever, based on a short story by Richard Yates (Revolutionary Road) and starring Valene Kane and Henry Lloyd-Hughes, has just finished post-production with a view to playing at festivals internationally later this year.  This was made in association with both Origin Pictures and Signature Pictures.

Outside of his short filmmaking Alex works in development and has been part of the team at DNA Films since 2012 working across films such as Ex Machina, Far from the Madding Crowd and T2: Trainspotting as well as a large development slate in both film and television.

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Film

Writer & Director & Producer 

The Starfish
Short Film
Producer Alex Kendall
Starring
  • Henry Davies
  • Adam Sanders
  • Demelza Williams
  • A young girl goes to desperate measures in order to win back the affections of her father.

    Writer & Director 

    Producer Alex Gordon
    Starring
  • Henry Lloyd-Hughes
  • Valene Kane
  • Tom Bell
  • Imogen Doel
  • An adaptation of the Richard Yates short story. In the early 1950s, a woman faces an impossible dilemma during a visit to see her husband in a tuberculosis sanatorium.

    Signature Pictures / Origin Pictures

    Director 

    Manchego
    Short Film
    Producer Saba Kia
    Writer Miranda Campbell Bowling
    Starring
  • Nicholas Agnew
  • Helen Benedict
  • Lisa Diveney
  • Jeff Rawle
  • A young woman comes home to tell her parents about a new relationship but they have an unwelcome surprise waiting for her.

    DNA Films

    Writer 

    Broadcaster Netflix
    Broadcaster