Alex Winter is a director, writer and actor. He entered show business as a child actor with co-starring roles on Broadway in THE KING & I and PETER PAN, and came to prominence in movies such as Warner Bros’ hit THE LOST BOYS and the wildly popular BILL AND TED franchise. Winter has produced award-winning work in film, television, commercials and music videos.
In 2018, Winter completed two new documentary feature films; The Panama Papers, out now on Epix in the US, about the biggest global corruption scandal in history and the journalists who worked in secret and at great risk to break the story; and Trust Machine, about the rise of bitcoin and the blockchain, opening wide in spring, 2019. Previously released is Deep Web, an award-winning documentary about the online black market Silk Road, and the trial of its creator Ross Ulbricht. The film had a global festival tour and US broadcast premiere on the Epix network. Deep Web is now available for streaming and VOD. Downloaded is a VH1 RockDoc about Napster and the digital revolution. The film played in festivals worldwide and is available for digital download from all major outlets, free streaming on AOL in the US.
Currently in progress is Zappa, the first all-access documentary on the life and times of Frank Zappa. The Kickstarter campaign for this project was the highest funded documentary in crowdfunding history.