Florence Has Left The Building (2015)

Whitefalk Films producer Alex White is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS). In 2014 Alex produced the short film Florence Has Left The Building with writer/director Mirrah Foulkes starring Academy Award nominated actress Jacki Weaver which was awarded the 2015 Australian Academy of Cinema & Television Arts (AACTA) Award for Best Short Fiction Film. The film has had multiple festival screenings including the “Panorama of the Golden Nights” tour of Europe organized by the French Academy of Cinema (les César). Her other short film credits include Trespass also with writer/director Mirrah Foulkes that won the prize for Best Australian Short Film at the Melbourne International Film Festival and had its International Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2016 and Measuring the Jump which is loosely based on a short story by the American author Dave Eggers with writer/director Eden Falk. Since 2009 Alex has worked with award winning producer Jan Chapman (The Piano, Lantana, Bright Star)  at her development company Waking Dream Productions and in 2015 they were the recipients of Screen Australia’s Enterprise People funding. Alex currently has two feature films in development - Babyteeth based on the acclaimed stage production of the same title by Rita Kalnejais to be directed by Shannon Murphy and Runaway to be executive produced by Jan Chapman and Jane Campion based on a short story by Canadian noble prize winner author Alice Munro with writer/director Mirrah Foulkes. Alex is also the Associate Producer on Simon Stone’s debut feature film The Daughter.