Alexander Stockton is a journalist and filmmaker based in Brooklyn. He currently produces and edits Opinion video at the New York Times. Previously, Alex created hybrid-format video journalism for the Graphics team of VICE News Tonight on HBO, where his team’s work won various awards and was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction. Alex also wrote and directed the narrative fiction feature film Transient, about an undocumented immigrant’s search for a place he can call home. Transient had its world premiere in 2016 at the Beverly Hills Film Festival and won Best Writer of a Feature at the Chain NYC Film Festival. Alex double-majored in Film Studies and Economics at Dartmouth College and spent a semester studying Digital Cinematography at the Screen Academy Scotland. He is from South Texas.