Alex was born is Iaşi, Romania, in 1983. He studied Visual Arts at George Enescu Art University, concentrating on video art and photography. After graduating from his BA he activated as a video artist participating in a number of exhibitions within the European circuit. His art work combined video with interactive installations dealing with topics such as relation between local and global context and subtext of main stream cinema. In parallel he worked as an assistant lecturer at the same university teaching video art.
After several experiences working as a cinematographer for films and art projects he moved to London to study at The London Film School, where he concentrated on light and camera work. He graduated as Director of Photography after shooting several projects in and outside of the UK. He is now based in London where he works as a freelance cinematographer shooting fiction, music videos and commercials.