Alan began his career in radio and was part of the award-winning team that produced the five-part national CBC Radio documentary series A MATTER OF SURIVAL, hosted by Dr. David Suzuki. Moving to television, Alan researched and produced for VENTURE, SHIRLEY. He then moved to film and has won numerous awards for his work on documentary films as a researcher, writer, producer and director. He worked with director Robert Duncan on a series of documentaries for television including WEIRD AND WONDERFUL (Global), and The FUNNY SIDE OF DEATH, (CBC Witness). Alan went on to produce GLOWING IN THE DARK (Bravo!, CBC and American Movie Classics), through his production of company Blue Plate Productions winning the prestigious B.C. Heritage Award, which recognizes achievement by individuals, associations, businesses, and governments in the field of heritage conservation. Alan also devised and produced a 22-part series on books for the CBC (BOOKED ON SATURDAY NIGHT) and worked on the national CTV program GABEREAU as a producer. His semi-autobiographical film WHO THE JEW ARE YOU? premiered at Doxa in 2009, and continues to play at many festivals throughout North America. Alan completed his masters in the spring of 2011 at Emily Carr University. His thesis explored documentary in 3D space. Currently, Alan is an Adjunct Researcher and Industry Liaison at the school’s Stereoscopic 3D Centre of Excellence.