Alex Winter is a director, writer and actor. His award-winning films have played in festivals worldwide.
Winter has just completed two new documentary feature films that are coming soon: The Panama Papers, 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. Out now 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 and opened as the #1 documentary on iTunes. Deep Web is now available for streaming and VOD. His previous documentary 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.