Leading an exhilarating career path in media arts, Alexander Davidis consistently unites cost-effective production techniques with innovative, artistic concepts, earning him a reputation as a creative visionary and resourceful powerhouse. From producing programming for Discovery and commercial spots for Saatchi & Saatchi, to creating political documentaries and broadcast programming for international audiences, Davidis oversees all aspects of TV and film production to create remarkable content.
With an expert understanding of in-demand TV content, Davidis’ award-winning productions are consistently below budget, receiving high ratings, global recognition, and prime-time viewership.
His core strengths include:
- Producing internationally acclaimed award-winning films within budget and timeline.
- Securing prime time airing around the world, earning high scores with TV Guide
- Overcoming production obstacles, leading by example and assembling highly productive crews
- Conceptualizing for documentaries and broadcast programming
Davidis’ MA in Social and Commercial Communications is from the esteemed University of Arts in Berlin. He studied Economics at University of Essen.
Renowned for his creativity and problem solving skills, his production style is characterized by reliability, budgetary appreciation, commitment to excellence and a drive for innovation. Davidis speaks both English and German and is well versed in world cultures.
Produced Award-Winning Film with Novice Director. First time director sought to complete film in tight timeline. Assumed leadership, guiding novice through all aspects of production including editing workflow, storytelling, story arc, music, motion graphics, picture and sound-finishing. Completed project ahead of schedule, securing thirteen awards and two nominations in international film festivals. Successfully sold program internationally.
Developed Multi-Episode TV Series. Sold documentary on historic racing, moving on to create a TV Series called GT RACER. Secured prime-time program-slots around the world, gaining popularity in the UK and earning high score from TV Guide at 8.8 out of 10. Sold new season to Discovery’s HD Theater on prime time and globally on DVD and iTunes.
Created Successful Documentary, Overcoming Obstacles. Hired to creatively oversee int’l 2-hour documentary on military, co-produced by ZDF (largest broadcaster in Europe) and New York Times TV. Defused conflicting opinions from directors. Mediated production team, completing film that achieved high ratings, airing on prime time in Germany and US.
Planned and Created Concepts for International HD Film. Tasked with documenting historic car race in Belgium for private client on tight timeline. Prepared concept and budget in less than one day, receiving immediate approval. Directed and produced HD film, selling to Discovery HD US, Discovery HD International and other global TV networks.
Distinguished as an independent and accomplished Commercial Director, Davidis has succeeded in over 20 countries for top Advertising Agency clients (see references).
In addition to network airing, Davidis’ programs are sold globally on DVD and on iTunes. He has recently produced a feature length documentary called UPRISING on the Egyptian Revolution. It has been exceptionally well received at international film festivals (see Awards) and sold internationally.
As a Writer, Director and Producer, he created the TV series GT RACER, airing prime time on prestigious networks like Discovery’s HD Theater, UKTV and many others. UK’s TV Guide rated the show above most mainstream TV series.
Davidis worked with the foreign political department of ZDF, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Europe’s largest broadcaster, as well as for New York Times Television, as a Conceptual Media Consultant.
A recognized Art Director, Davidis oversaw art direction of memorable hit music videos from C&C Music Factory (receiving a nomination for Best Art Direction at the MTV Video Music Awards) to Aretha Franklin, The B52s, Sheila E, Joe Jackson, L.L. Cool J., Lisa Stansfield, No Doubt, and many more.
Davidis travels have taken him throughout North and South America, Europe, North and South Africa, as well as Asia. An avid adventurist, he enjoys windsurfing, scuba diving, driving race and vintage cars, practicing Aikido, skateboarding, snowboarding and photography. Davidis is educated in current affairs, politics, psychology and sociology.
Davidis’ popular GT RACER TV-series runs currently on Hulu