Filmmaking should be a discovery. It should communicate the importance of our personal experiences and interpersonal connections, developing a sense of identity, empathy and community.

ALEX HODGE has a background in the fast-paced world of social media videography, where he has been hands-on for every part of the production process. Following his internship with Truce during his final year at university, Alex now works full time as Truce's in-house Production Assistant.   
Outside of his role at Truce, Alex directs narrative and commercial projects, including music videos. For his Swinburne Bachelor of Film & TV graduation project in 2021, he directed a 12 minute queer drama titled Ragdoll which was included in the official selection of 2023 Flickerfest and won "Best Australian Queer Short" at Melbourne Cinefest. He is participating in the selection committee of Flickerfest 2024.

Within the music industry, Alex has worked to create promotional material for artists such as Robbie Williams, TLC and Boys II Men via Beehive PR. Within the social media advertising world, Alex has directed projects for brands such as Maxwell & Williams, Koko Black, Priceline Pharmacy, Nando’s and many other household names.


Production Assistant - Truce Films (Apr 2022 - Present)

I currently work at the Melbourne based production studio Truce films as a production assistant / director’s assistant. In this time I have worked on a variety of projects in a large number of roles on and off set.
Highlights include assisting director Nicholas Clifford on a series of 6 TVCs for Moose Toys. For this role I completed storyboards, animatics, treatments, and other revisualisation before assisting Nicholas closely throughout production.

Videographer - Milkbar Digital (Oct 2019 - Apr 2022)

Milkbar Digital is a Melbourne based boutique digital content and social media advertising agency, helping brands in the fashion, food and lifestyle space.
I have had the opportunity to work with brands such as Maxwell & Williams, Koko Black, Priceline Pharmacy, Nando's and many more in creating advertising content for social media.

Student - Swinburne University (2018 - 2021)

For my studies at Swinburne University, Bachelor of Film & TV (Honors), I directed the graduate film Ragdoll.
Throughout my studies I also directed the music video Baby, I’m Yours for artist Jayden Bleakley, and 16mm short film The Boy and The Bushranger.

Previous Clients

A DAy on the green

Beehive PR

Koko black

Maxwell & Williams

Priceline pharmacy


Awards & Highlights

2022 - “Ragdoll” short film

“Official selection” in 32nd Flickerfest + "Best Of Australian Shorts" tour.

Winner - Best Australian Queer Short - Melbourne Cineverse 2023

"Official selection" in 2023 Melbourne Cineverse "Queer AF" showcase.

“Official selection” in Setting Sun film festival.

2020 - “The Boy and The Bushranger"

“Official selection” in International Shorts film festival.

2019 - “Distance” Music video

Showcased on ABC’s Rage for 2x weeks rotation.

2018 - "Arrowhead" experimental smartphone film

Showcased in Mobile Innovation Network and Association short film festival.

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