Award-winning director and producer Jeremy Alter has directed and produced in a wide range of media including feature films, music videos, commercials, live shows, still campaigns, etc. On his way to producing and directing, he worked with renowned filmmakers including David Lynch, Alexander Payne, David O’Russell, Wim Wenders, Bryan Singer, Adam McKay, Francis Ford Coppola, and Gary Oldman. His extensive production experience, spanning over 27 years, includes work on over 50 feature films such as the Academy Award winning film Sideways, The Fighter, The Nutty Professor, Liar Liar, Bruno, Anchorman, Apt Pupil, 500 Day of Summer, Next Friday, Dracula, and Sky High to name a few.
As an accomplished director, Alter directed and produced the feature film, The Perfect Sleep, which Time Out NY called “witty, self-aware and consistently compelling…a rare pleasure.” Gary Oldman called the film “a fantastic, wonderful ride…it’s film noir on crack.”
Alter has directed numerous award-winning music videos for artists such as Chris Cornell, Ariana Grande, New Found Glory, Boys Like Girls featuring Taylor Swift, Orianthi, Steve Vai, The Spill Canvas and Halestorm. He was awarded an MVPA Award for Best Directorial Debut for his highly acclaimed Social Distortion video “Machine Gun Blues.” His video was also nominated for the MVPA Award for Best Rock Video.
During his nine year tenure as Head of Production / Supervising Producer for Meiert Avis’ award winning production company Windmill, he produced nearly a hundred music videos for artists including U2, Evanescence, Weezer, Paramore, Bush, Ben Harper, Rise Against, Take That, Jakob Dylan, The Aquabats, The Pretty Reckless and Michael Buble’. He also produced the live shoots of Glee Live at Radio City Music Hall and Yo Gabba Gabba! Live at the Nokia Theatre. His videos have amassed well over a half billion hits on YouTube.
As a feature film producer, Alter produced David Lynch’s renowned feature film Inland Empire. Alter’s most recently released feature film is the critically acclaimed, award-winning Touched with Fire starring Katie Holmes and executive produced by Spike Lee. The film premiered at SXSW and was theatrically released through Roadside Attractions and Lionsgate Films. His work on the film earned him the prestigious p.g.a. producers mark.
Alter produced the film, Gray House, which is the directorial debut of Austin Lynch, featuring Denis Lavant and Aurora Clément. The film made its world premiere at the prestigious 2017 CPH Dox Festival and is currently making its rounds through the international festival circuit.
His impressive client roster includes working with internationally renowned corporations such as Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates, Microsoft, Epson, Nokia, Nike, Allstate to virtually every major film studio and music label in Hollywood.
He developed and co-produced the initial conceptual/development phases for a $400+ million Chinese project entitled “The Valley of the Emperors.” This included the design of a tourist destination complex in Xi’an China to house a monumental stage spectacle about the history and mythology of the first emperor of China and his terra cotta warriors.
Recently he produced an international multimedia campaign for the acclaimed video game, Summoner’s War featuring Dave Franco and Alison Brie. He also produced an award-winning music video which was the directorial debut of notable actress Mädchen Amick (Riverdale, Twin Peaks).
Currently, Alter is in post-production on the narrative feature film She’s in Portland which stars Tommy Dewey, star of Hulu’s show Casual, Francois Arnaud star of The Borgias and NBC’s Midnight Texas, and Minka Kelly from Friday Night Lights fame. He is also prepping a feature documentary about the famous advertising man, art director, designer and author George Lois.
Additionally, Alter is an active member of both the Directors Guild of America (DGA) and the Producers Guild of America (PGA). He is an advisory board member for the tech startup company, Magic Leap. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.