ALEX VALDERANA is a 27-year old director, screenwriter, editor, producer, photographer, actor, cinematographer, Whovian, geek, G-fan, the list goes on...born and raised in Merrick, Long Island, NY, but originating from the great city of Santiago, Chile. Valderana attended Hofstra University with a focus at first on print journalism, but then, after taking media courses towards his major, was turned onto the world of filmmaking and acting. His uncle Barry also inspired this move and motivation to follow filmmaking as a career. Though never having finished his time at Hofstra, the lessons Valderana learned were valuable and have carried him to much success in the photography and filmmaking world. In geek circles, Valderana's risen to some prominence as the director/producer/writer of the DC Comics-themed webseries, "Nightwing: Escalation", as well as being the president of Alex Valderana Photography. He freelances as a video and photo editor, has worked cinematography on several webseries and films, and has also fallen in love with the world of acting. Currently, he is still freelancing, and aside from continuing on in "Nightwing", he is a producer of the nerd-oriented TV pilot "LOSERS", and a proud member of the very geeky Nerd Caliber.