Alex Boya is an emerging filmmaker. He was selected for the 10th edition of Hothouse at the National Film Board of Canada. Mentoring team includes Academy Award-winning filmmaker, Chris Landreth (Mentoring Director), Eloi Champagne (Technical Director, Jon Montes (Associate Producer), Maral Mohammadian (Producer) & Michael Fukushima (Executive Producer). Located in Montreal, Quebec, it was created in 2003 by NFB Animation Studio producer Michael Fukushima and executive producer David Verrall.
His latest film Rite of Passage
was selected at the Fantasia International Film Festival.
He first started drawing from observation before being introduced to animation at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. Now his focus is turned on the unconscious, fully documenting the process in strange drawings.