Alan White

2014 7th Annual Up&Coming Jury Member

Born in London and raised in Australia, LA based Alan White most recently directed the Lionsgate thriller Reclaim, starring John Cusack, Ryan Phillippe, Jacki Weaver and Rachelle Lefevre, scheduled for late 2014 release. Currently he is in post production on the feature length documentary Westerly chronicling surf icon Peter Drouyn and his controversial metamorphosis into Westerly Windina. Beau Willimon (House of Cards/Ides of March) is producing.

Alan has directed two critically acclaimed Australian films, Erskineville Kings starring Hugh Jackman and Joel Edgerton, and Risk, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, starring Bryan Brown, Jason Clarke and Claudia Karvan. As a director of commercials and music videos be has won every major international advertising award from the Cannes Lions to CLIOs and was the first director to win an Emmy for “Outstanding TV Commercial.” Alan is partnered with Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine) in the innovative and highly regarded production house Bob Industries.