Alex was born in Carlisle, a city in the North of England. He attended the Birmingham School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art studying the technical side of theatre, he was then accepted at The London Film School where he studied all aspects of filmmaking. He is a PRINCE2 Practitioner and HEAT certified to operate in hostile environments and has worked in some of the most dangerous cities in the world.

Alex has been making what industry colleagues describe as exciting, innovative, high quality films for over 18 years. His work is often daring, edgy, distinctive filmmaking that pushes boundaries both in subject matter and content.

He always aim is to make films that not only entertain but inform and show us a different perspective on life, society and even ourselves. His films have been in-competition at over 40 international film festivals and have won numerous awards.  Alex has had the privilege of working with some of the best actors and technicians the industry has to offer.


"In my estimation Alex is a remarkable filmmaker.  I have been a Screenwriter & Feature Director both here and in America for some forty years and I would suggest there is a real talent in this man"

Robert Fuest
Screenwriter and Feature Film Director

"Hey Alex, your making a difference to people's lives, keep believing that my friend"

Sameem Ali

Best Selling Author - 'Belonging'

"Alex's films perform a valuable service in helping us to better understand the workings of the world"

Philip Brown
FCO British Trade Diplomat

Documentary Programme Manager, The Frontline Club

"Honour Me is a powerful and incredibly moving film.  Alex Tweddle's film steers clear of sentimentality and cliche to deliver a revealing story with tenderness and delicacy"   


Claire Wilford

Press and PR Manager

Cambridge International Film Festival