1. Sofia Mamani | Corriendo Conmigo
  2. T-Mobile | Magenta Edge

Short Form
  1. Starr
  2. Teeth
  3. Neptune’s Dreams

  1. Alienación
  2. La Vieja Quinta
  3. Ovejas y Lobos (Post-Production)


Born and raised in Lima, Perú, Alex Fischman Cárdenas is a short-form filmmaker passionate about telling often unheard, intimate and honest stories. At 17, he directed the award-winning short film “La Vieja Quinta”. After graduating from NYU in 2020 Alex continued to direct short films (Alienación, Ovejas y Lobos) documentaries (Teeth, Starr), and directorial work for (T-Mobile, Adidas, Waze, Uber, UN). In 2022 Alex signed with Greenpoint Pictures for US representation for Commercials and Branded Content.

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A portrait on Starr. A single mother in the Bronx who grapples with her passion for bike-life, a dangerous lifestyle that nearly killed her.

  • Vimeo Staff Pick
  • Shortlist - Berlin Commercial - Unscripted
  • Shortlist - Berlin Commercial - New Generation Award
  • Shortlist - Berlin Commercial - Craft: Directing
  • Shortlist - Berlin Commercial - Craft: Cinematography
  • Shortlist - Berlin Commercial - Craft: Editing


Featuring: Starr_10k
Director: Gabriel Crawford Connelly & Alex Fischman CardenasDirector of Photography & Editor: Gabriel Crawford Connelly
Producer: Adrian Sobrado
Production Company: BrickHead
Line Producer: Kristiana Priscantelli
Additional B-Roll Cinematography: Isabella Granada
1st Assistant Camera: Isabella Granada, Matt Vasquez
Gaffer, Key Grip & BTS Photographer: Declan Saint-Onge
Production Design: Sophia Uehara
Colorist: Joseph Bicknell
Sound Design & Mix: Bobb Barito
Composer: Gavin Brivik