About Alex

Alex is available for video editing, illustrations, videography, and workshops related to storytelling and supporting immigrant rights. Alex was born in Oaxaca Mexico and raised in Queens New York. Alex holds a B.A in English Literature from Hunter College. As an undergrad, Alex worked as a community organizer to advocate for undocumented immigrant rights where they used short films to showcase the work of immigrant activists. Alex sees themself working as a director, director of photography, and content creator for fashion magazines.


Alex Ortiz

My Experience

Hook Arts Media
Digital Connections Film Fellow, 2019

East Brooklyn Community High School
Filmmaking Teaching Assistant, Fall 2019

New York State Youth Leadership Council
Core Member, 2019

Global Action Project
Media In Action Fellow, 2018

New York State Youth Leadership Council
Social Media Intern, 2017

Roee Messinger

Digital Connections Program Manager / Hook Arts Media

Subtle and sophisticated beyond their years, Alex is on the right track to developing a clear and unique voice as a filmmaker.