Writer, Director, Cinematographer
Xanders has experience writing and directing short films, shooting music videos and documentaries, and also developing kickstarter campaigns and commercial projects.
He's camera operated under an Emmy-award winning documentarian and worked for major feature film companies, including Open Road Films and Millennium Films.
His education started at Full Sail University where he received his B.S. in Film. Shortly after coming back from an internship at the Cannes Film Festival, Xanders traveled to Los Angeles and completed his MFA in Screenwriting.
Xanders's short films have been selected at the following festivals and competitions:
Beverly Hills Film Festival
Feature Screenplay "Carry the Day" Official Selection
Amsterdam Lift-Off Festival
Short Film "Colors of the Mind" Official Online Selection
Studio City International Film Festival
Short Film "Right On, Ride On" Official Selection
Best Shorts Awards Competition
Short film "Colors of the Mind" Award of Merritt Winner