is a New York City-based film director and cinematographer. Over the past decade, he has written, filmed and directed diverse projects ranging from shorts and experimental works to documentaries and feature films.
“…Aleksandar Kostic’s roving camerawork and grainy, black-and-white cinematography, though the camera’s agile movements often prove more kinetic and engaging…”
Aleksandar Kostic is a film director, cinematographer and producer based in New York City. He has directed and produced numerous projects in the last ten years, with work that spans and blurs the lines between genres such as experimental film, video installation art, live performance, documentary and narrative film.
Aleksandar’s films draw upon his strong cinematic vision, distinctive camerawork, and close collaboration with diverse artists and performers such as Joan La Barbara, Morton Subotnick, and others. He was also the cinematographer for the feature film “Allure”, and his camerawork for this feature was singled out for praise by the New York Times, LA Times, Hollywood Reporter and others.
Aleksandar’s work also includes documentary cinematography for many prominent people, from Javier Perez de Cuellar, a former Secretary-General of the United Nations, to Hilly Kristal, the owner of the legendary CBGB club in New York City.
His work has received several awards and been screened in diverse venues internationally, including the PÖFF Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Museum of the Moving Image with Queens World Film Festival, MaerzMusik Festival in Berlin, Anthology archive NYC, Big Apple Film Festival, the Balkan New Film Festival in Sweden, and others.
His current project, feature film “Capio” (now in post-production) is a science fiction drama that also offers a sharp social commentary on the impact of the unprecedented infiltration of technology into our daily lives, and the extent to which it may be undermining our capacity to perceive and interact with the world and people around us.
Aleksandar has also produced hundreds of commercial projects for television and the web through his company, Kostic Films, LLC.