Alicia J Rose
Director. Writer. Editor. Photographer.
Known for her slyly subversive pop portraiture and a natural ability to tap into cultural zeitgeist, filmmaker/photographer Alicia J. Rose has directed inventive music videos for artists like First Aid Kit, Cake and Bob Mould as well as playing a key role in branding Pacific NW bands like The Decemberists and many others with her iconic imagery. Rose has directed over 36 music videos, numerous commercials and branded video projects, and is an award-winning still photographer who spent 20 years in the indie music business before turning her eye to filmmaking in 2008. Her approach to directing, writing and editing utilizes her unique sense of visual style, grounded humor and storytelling to deliver authentic narratives that resonate deeply with viewers.
The scripted comedic web series The Benefits of Gusbandry was her first foray into digital episodic storytelling and over its 10 episodes has received wide acclaim from press outlets like The New York Times, A/V Club, PASTE, OUT and others. - even landing on the "Must List" of Entertainment Weekly.
Rose is currently supporting her feature directorial debut - mystical meta-musical A Kaddish For Bernie Madoff through its 2021 festival run, earning early critical acclaim from The Atlantic, Alma and others. A 2022 wide release is planned.
Rose was a semifinalist in HBOACCESS’s 2018 directing fellowship.
Alicia J. Rose Productions & Photography LLC is a certified ESB & WBE in the state of Oregon.
Bio Photo by Emma Browne