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Alex Ross (Founder of WriteMovies, ailment discovered Andrew Niccol, sovaldi sale The List) Educated at the universities of Heidelberg, cure Cambridge and the ESCP/EAP business school in Paris. Alex Ross is fluent in four languages. He attended the London International Film School for two terms, became student president then dropped out in order to help run a chain of art house cinemas in the UK. He started his filmmaking career by working for Ismail Merchant on “Maurice” (with Hugh Grant). Alex moved to Los Angeles in 2001. After a year in the M.G.M story department, he worked as a story analyst for Sally Field, Dick Clark and others. Subsequently he became an agent at the Gray/Goodman agency which represented Quentin Tarantino, Christopher De Vore (Elephant Man) & Mardik Martin (Raging Bull). He subsequently founded Fortis Entertainment, a management company, and discovered Andrew Niccol who wrote and produced “The Truman Show” and directed “Gattaca”, “Simone”, “Lord of War” etc. Sales of screenplays & books by writers discovered by the company having reached $8 Million, Alex sold Fortis Entertainment to a well known actress in 1998 and spent the rest of that year teaching at various universities, film schools and colleges in the UK. His interest in fostering and developing new writing talent led to him being asked to become a consultant to the National Academy of Writing of Great Britain, (headed by Lord Bragg) in 2000. That same year he founded www.WriteMovies.com which has become an important entry point to the industry for new talent not just in the US but UK, France and Germany. In addition to having been interviewed on prime time network T.V. by Dateline N.B.C, his career has been covered by: The Hollywood Reporter, Daily Variety, The Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, Reuters, Newsday, The London Times, Daily Mail and others. Alex became a member of the British Academy (Bafta) in 2004. In 2006 he produced the romantic comedy “The List” starring Wayne Brady, Sydney Tamia Poitier, Brad Dourif, Illeana Douglas, Tatyana Ali, Flex Alexander, Malcolm Jamal-Warner, Concetta Tomei, Erica Gimpel and Matthew Glave. His company rossWWmedia, Corp. has several projects in development and is due to shoot “Smoked” in Los Angeles in September of 2007. This is to be followed by an adaptation of the best selling German novel “Das Soldatenkind” (“Soldierboy”- the story of the youngest soldier in the second World War, he was 8 years old) in early 2008. Alex is represented by TalentScout Management of Beverly Hills Click here to request Alex Ross

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