About

Alex Zimmer is a documentary director and cinematographer from Chicago. He is a co-founder of Folio Films, an independent production company based between Chicago and New York. He has worked with a variety of broadcast clients including The Economist, NBC, CNN’s Great Big Story, and Vox. He has also worked with corporate clients such as Nike, Microsoft, The Mellon Foundation, The Bank Street School of Education among others. Alex has his first short documentary film shown at Art Basel in 2016. He is currently finishing post-production on a 30-minute documentary focused on the town of Dilley, TX, home to America’s largest detention center for women and children.