Alexandre Rockwell

Director, Screenwriter, Director of photography
The grandson of noted animators Alexandre Alexeieff and Claire Parker, Rockwell began making short films as a teenager growing up in a suburb of Boston, MA. Eschewing college, he moved to Paris to work with his ... Read more »
Born: 08/17/1956 in Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Director (10)

Lenz 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Little Feet 2012 (Movie)

(Director)

Pete Smalls Is Dead 2010 (Movie)

(Director)

Thirteen Moons 2001 (Movie)

(Director)

Louis and Frank 1998 (Movie)

(Director)

Somebody to Love 1996 (Movie)

(Director)

Four Rooms 1995 (Movie)

("The Wrong Man") (Director)

In the Soup 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

Sons 1989 (Movie)

(Director)

Hero 1982 (Movie)

(Director)
Writer (9)

Little Feet 2012 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Pete Smalls Is Dead 2010 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Thirteen Moons 2001 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Louis and Frank 1998 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Somebody to Love 1996 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Four Rooms 1995 (Movie)

("The Wrong Man") (Screenplay)

In the Soup 1992 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Sons 1989 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hero 1982 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (6)

Bastards of Young 2012 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Little Feet 2012 (Movie)

(Producer)

Pete Smalls Is Dead 2010 (Movie)

(Producer)

Thirteen Moons 2001 (Movie)

(Producer)

Louis and Frank 1998 (Movie)

(Producer)

Four Rooms 1995 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Camera, Film, & Tape (2)

Little Feet 2012 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hero 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)
Editor (1)

Hero 1982 (Movie)

(Editor)
Actor (1)

Caro Diario (Dear Diary) 1994 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Biography

The grandson of noted animators Alexandre Alexeieff and Claire Parker, Rockwell began making short films as a teenager growing up in a suburb of Boston, MA. Eschewing college, he moved to Paris to work with his grandfather and eventually studied filmmaking at the Cinemateque Francais.

Relationships

Alexandre Alexeieff

Grandfather
born 1901 in Russia, died 1982

Jennifer Beals Actor

Husband
Married 1986 Divorced 1996

Jennifer Beals

Wife
married 1986 divorced 1996

Claire Parker

Grandmother
married Alexeieff in 1941 born 1907 in Boston died in 1980

EDUCATION

Cinematheque Francais

Paris

Cambridge University

Weston , Massachusetts

Milestones

2002

"13 Moons" selected to open the Slamdance Film Festival

1998

Wrote, produced and directed "Louis and Frank"

1995

Directed segment of anthology film "Four Rooms"

1993

Appeared as himself (with wife Jennifer Beals) in segment of Nanni Moretti's "Caro diario/Dear Diary"

1992

Won Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival for "In the Soup"

1989

Directed third feature "Sons"

1983

Second film "Hero" won a Special Jury Prize at US Film Festival (Sundance)

1981

Made feature directing debut with "Lenz"

1979

Had two one-man shows of his short films in Boston and NYC

Began making short films as a teenager

After high school, moved to Paris to work with his grandfather noted animator, Alexandre Alexeieff

Studied filmmaking in Paris

Raised in the Boston, MA, area

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