Alexander Klosterkemper

New York, New Jersey, United States


Education: One-year Documentary Filmmaking Intensive, New York Film Academy, New York, NY. January–December 2010 Masters degree, Business Administration (Marketing), University of Oldenburg, Germany. August 1990–June 1995 Producer/Director: United, 25 minute documentary, directed, shot and edited this documentary that explores how soccer is changing lives in the Bronx, NYC Silent & Love, 10 min documentary, directed, shot and edited this artistic hybrid documentary about silent meditation as a way to response to worldly problems Dissecting - with and on Danny Schechter, 5 min veritè documentary on Emmy-winning investigative journalist Danny Schechter … to beautiful, 2 min 16mm film about a fashion photo shoot Assistant Producer: Match 64, feature documentary, Director: Daniel Gordon, Production: Passion Pictures & FIFA. 
Assistant produced this doc that follows people on the day of the FIFA World Cup Final – from the players, volunteers, organisers, grounds workers to the flag bearers Associate Producer: Rise & Shine: The Jay Demerit Story, feature documentary, Directors: Ranko Tutulugdzija and Nick Lewis. Negotiated and cleared extensive FIFA World Cup footage for documentary film following a determined soccer player on an improbable journey through lower leagues to the US World Cup squad. Outreach Director: Cowboy Song, feature documentary, Director: Marie Regan. Budgeted and strategized post-production and outreach (social justice screenings and educational distribution) for award winning director of documentary dealing with disability. Helped conceive and implement $11,000 successful Kickstarter funding campaign using social media and targeted marketing. Cinematographer: Fed-up in NY, 25 min documentary for Director Lahoe Ku. Additional Work Experience Head of the FIFA World Cup Office at FIFA, Zurich, Switzerland. Project-managed, budgeted and coordinated various FIFA World Cups including the Men’s 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cup. Working with various officials, teams, sponsors and staff worldwide. October 2003–August 2010 
 Event, Marketing & Licensing Manager at T.E.A.M. Marketing, Lucerne, Switzerland
Responsible for sponsorship sales, key account management and licensing and for the event-organisation of the UEFA Champions League, the largest European soccer club competition. August 1996–September 2003