Talent Guide

Romulo Alejandro, Jr.

  • Discipline:Director, Writer
  • Program Year:Episodic Directing Intensive 2022, Project Involve 2009


Romulo Alejandro is a first generation Filipino American, born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. He began directing films while a student at the University of Virginia, studying under renowned experimental filmmaker Kevin Jerome Everson. Romulo was a 2009 Film Independent Project: Involve fellow and has made several short films. In addition, Romulo has had a 10-year career as an editor, working in experimental film with Akosua Adoma Owusu, documentaries with Laura Gabbert, animation with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, and currently for Netflix’s Creative Studio.

Current Project

The Slip (Narrative Feature)


A small community stands by as a prominent but controversial neighbor is wrongly murdered.