Based in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Webby Winner + People's Voice, Online Film & Video
Lighting Black Faces in HBO's "Insecure"
Out Web Fest
Femme: The Film
Best Coming of Age Short, Audience Award
Wicked Queer Film Festival
Femme: The Film
Grand Jury Award, Best Documentary
Milan International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
Jury Prize - Special Mention, Best Documentary
Queer Lisboa - Festival Internacional de Cinema Queer
Best Documentary - Audience Choice
DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival
Best Documentary - Runner Up, Audience Choice
MiFo Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Best Documentary - Audience Award
Ellensburg Film Festival
Alden is an award-winning film director based in Brooklyn, New York.
He directed the short film Femme, which took the world by storm at over 40 film festivals worldwide, picking up awards along the way. Femme is currently being adapted to a series with Emmy and Golden Globe winner Rachel Brosnahan attached as Executive Producer.
Alden directed and produced the feature-length documentary Coming Out, which has won multiple grand jury and audience awards at film festivals around the world. It’s played at Outfest, NewFest, BFI Flare London LGBT Film Festival and many more. It was picked up for distribution by Wolfe Releasing.
Alden edits the acclaimed HuffPost series Between the Lines, which gives high-level context to seemingly simple questions. He previously worked with Mic, NBC, nonprofit organizations, Code and Theory, T-Brand Studios, Red Bull, and Heineken on projects ranging from Instagram videos to Turner Broadcast's upfront at Madison Square Garden to internationally broadcast commercials.
Alden's writing has appeared in Hello Mr. and The Daily Beast, his photography has been posted in GAYLETTER, and his film work has been featured in Out Magazine, NPR, Mashable, BuzzFeed, and many more. He has spoken around the world about filmmaking, crowdfunding, and telling queer stories.
Alden received a BFA in film production from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and he currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.
He loves sci-fi films with aliens and/or robots.