Alex Fischman Cárdenas was born and raised in Lima, Perú. He's passionate about using film to capture intimate and honest stories from diverse individuals. At 17, he directed the award-winning short film La Vieja Quinta, which traveled across the festival circuit from Los Angeles to Denver to Seoul. In 2016, Alex moved to the US to study film and graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Since then Alex has continued to direct short films (Alienación, Ovejas y Lobos) documentaries (Teeth, Starr), and commissioned work (Uber, United Nations, Jacob Jonas The Company, Pangea).

Let’s work together!


Short Doc (2022)

A single mother in the Bronx grapples with her passion for bike-life, an illegal lifestyle that’s nearly killed her.


Uber: Everyday Giants

Commercial (2021)

Three films highlighting extraordinary drivers for Uber.

Production Company: Greenpoint Pictures
Agency: Harriman & Steel


Short Doc (2021)

A year after covid ravaged New York, Ikeem "Teeth" Jones reflects on his legacy as the city's best subway dancer.



Neptune’s Dreams

Dance Film (2021)

Neptune wakes up from a dream.

A collaboration with Jacob Jonas The Company for Round 2 of Films.Dance



Narrative Short (2019)

After being rejected by the girl of his dreams because of the color of his skin, Roberto Lopez will transform himself from a brown-skinned Peruvian into a blonde American.