ABOUT / MINI BIO
Award-winning director and producer Jeremy Alter has produced and directed 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 such as directors David Lynch, Alexander Payne, David O’Russell, Wim Wenders, Bryan Singer, Adam McKay, Francis Ford Coppola, Gary Oldman, etc. His extensive production experience includes work on over 50 feature films including the Academy Award winning film Sideways, The Fighter, The Nutty Professor, Liar Liar, Bruno, Anchorman, Apt Pupil, (500) Day of Summer, Bram Stoker's Dracula, and Sky High to name a few.
As an accomplished director, Alter produced and directed the feature film The Perfect Sleep which Time Out NY called “witty, self-aware and consistently compelling…a rare pleasure.” Gary Oldman called his film “a fantastic, wonderful ride...It's film noir on crack!”
Alter has directed numerous award-winning music videos for artists such as Social Distortion, Chris Cornell, Ariana Grande, New Found Glory, Boys Like Girls featuring Taylor Swift and Halestorm. He was awarded an MVPA Award for BEST DIRECTORIAL DEBUT for his acclaimed Social Distortion video “Machine Gun Blues.” His video was also nominated for the MVPA Award for BEST ROCK VIDEO.
During his eight year tenure as Head of Production / Supervising Producer for Meiert Avis’ award winning production company Pusher Media, he produced almost a hundred music videos for artists including U2, Evanescence, Weezer, Paramore, Bush, Ben Harper, Rise Against, Take That, 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.”
As a feature film producer, Alter produced David Lynch’s critically acclaimed feature film INLAND EMPIRE. Alter’s most recently released feature film is the critically acclaimed, award-winning Touched with Fire staring 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 and features an international cast including Denis Levant and Aurora Clement. The film is currently in post-production.
Alter is a member of both the Directors Guild of America (DGA) and the Producers Guild of America (PGA).
He resides in Los Angeles with wife and three children.