Alex Epstein graduated Yale in 1985 in Computer Science and English, magna cum laude. After a year in Paris shooting short films, he went to UCLA for his MFA, where his thesis film, Santa Fe, won the CMLEA award. He then joined Arama Entertainment, rising to VP Production. During his tenure, Arama expanded from two staff to six and obtained over $1.7 million in development financing. At Arama, he was responsible for everything from finding and recommending projects, negotiating writer deals, supervising rewrites, finding and making offers to directors and talent, to assisting with production to selling pictures at markets. He helped develop The Sailmaker project with Richard Attenborough and was Associate Producer on Warriors (1994)which he also co-wrote. During that time, he also worked as a screenwriter for numerous production companies. In 1996 he joined Blue Rider Pictures as Vice President of Production. While there, Epstein was associate producer of Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998) (V), and helped develop many projects, including Call of the Wild, Silver Wolf, Cord, Shergar and The Clown At Midnight. He also wrote several scripts for Blue Rider. In 1998 he joined GFT Kingsborough Films as Vice President of Production and Development, where he was Production Executive on Deception, and helped develop the Ocean Warrior project, to be directed by John Badham. He is currently living in Montreal, where he is a story editor on FoxKids' new show Galidor. He is also developing a drama series, Sexual Anthropology, for Cirrus Productions, and a contemporary urban fantasy series, Unseen, for Cinegroupe and writing a feature, They'll Do That, for Vivavision. He has also published Crafty Screenwriting.
Charlie Jade (2005) TV series (executive story editor)
Naked Josh (2004) TV series (executive story editor)
Galidor: Defenders of the Outer Dimension (story editor) (13 episodes, 2002) (executive story editor)