Alexander Carson is a Canadian filmmaker and media artist whose work explores the intersection of collective practice and personal storytelling. He holds a BFA and MA from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University in Montreal. His recent films have screened at major film festivals across Canada, the United States, and Europe. Carson received the Award for Innovation at Sled Island Festival 2012, and the Achievement in Direction Award at the Air Canada En Route Film Festival in 2012 for “We Refuse To Be Cold”. His short film Numbers & Friends (2013), a playful cine-essay about sports fandom and cultural identity, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2013, before receiving the Golden Gate Award for New Visions at the San Francisco International Film Festival in 2014. He completed work on his first feature-length film O, Brazen Age, with the support of Telefilm Canada and the Canada Council for the Arts in 2015. O, Brazen Age premiered in Canada at the Vancouver International Film Festival, and in Europe at the Reykjavik International Film Festival in Iceland. O, Brazen Age was released theatrically and via digital platforms across Canada in 2017. Carson is currently in development on his second feature film: Alberta Number One, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, Telefilm Canada, and the Alberta Media Fund. He is also an Executive Producer on Kyle Thomas' latest feature film, Range Roads. Carson's recent book chapter, "Quarantine Cinema: Teaching Film Directing during COVID-19" is collected in the anthology Teaching in the Post COVID-19 Era: World Education Dilemmas, Teaching Innovations and Solutions in the Age of Crisis (Springer, 2021).