Alex da Silva has been working in the film industry in commercials and non-commercial projects since 1986. Originally from Brazil he relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1999. He has since directed, shot and produced several projects, including 3 feature length documentaries, which opened to much praise and awards at the SF International Film Festival, LA Film Festival, HotDocs, and others. Following his dad's footsteps Alex also likes to paint, his work can be seen at www.paintandbandon.com
From 2010 to 2014 he worked as the Executive Producer at Colorflow in Berkeley and as a faculty member at The Sitka Fine Arts Camp. He joined Jim Capobianco at Aerial Contrivance Workshop in 2016 to promote compelling storytelling in the independent world of film and animation, amongst their most recent work is the animated hand drawn sequence for "Mary Poppins Returns".