Alex Winter entered show business as a child actor on Broadway and came to prominence in movies like THE LOST BOYS and the wildly popular BILL AND TED franchise. Winter has directed three narrative features: cult classic FREAKED for 20th Century Fox; FEVER, for Lionsgate, which screened at Cannes; and SMOSH: THE MOVIE, which opened in July of this year as the #1 comedy on iTunes. Winter’s TV credits range from MTV’s THE IDIOT BOX to Emmy-nominated work for Cartoon Network, as well as numerous commercials and music videos.
Winter’s VH1 Rock Doc DOWNLOADED has earned nationwide critical acclaim at theatrical and festival screenings. Winter’s latest, award-winning documentary DEEP WEB, had a critically acclaimed world premiere at SXSW and a broadcast premiere in the U.S. on the Epix network. The film went wide on September, 2015, opening as the #1 documentary on iTunes. Winter is now making the definitive documentary on Frank Zappa, with exclusive access from the Zappa Family Trust.