After graduating the Camera Department of the Film School in Bucharest, Alexandru Solomon started making documentaries in 1993. Meanwhile he has been pursuing his career as director of photography for fiction films.
Solomon has directed more than a dozen documentaries (and photographed most of these). His films are always mixing genres. They have been screened and awarded in festivals around Europe and the US.
Solomon also developed an interest in multimedia during a residence at the University of California at San Diego (1996) and materialized it in the conception and production of several interactive cultural CD-ROM’s with the Visual Arts Foundation. (www.fav.ro )
In 2001, He followed the Discovery Campus Masterschoo training resultïng was the Great Communist Bank Robbery which premiered at IDFA in 2004 and has helped his work to develop further on international level since then. Starting 2004, Solomon has been developing projects with Ada Solomon in Hi Film Productions - the company that she runs. (www.hifilm.ro)
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