COMM Faculty Member’s Film an Official Selection of the 2017 Beverly Hills Film Festival


“Lockdown,” Micheal McAlexander’s latest feature screenplay, is an official selection of the 2017 Beverly Hills Film Festival. McAlexander is an associate professor of entertainment and tourism communications in Cal State Fullerton’s Department of Communications.

McAlexander’s story is about a college professor who must fight to save a Muslim art student from terrorists who assault the campus and plan to execute her over a controversial painting.

Micheal McAlexander joined Cal State Fullerton in fall 2014 and brought to the classroom a wealth of experience as a screenwriter, consultant, and managing director of an entertainment firm. He has an M.F.A. in film and television production from USC and was awarded a Paramount Pictures Screenwriting Fellowship during his graduate studies. McAlexander has been honored with numerous awards, including an Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Faculty Fellowship and Best of Festival Award for his screenplay "Space Race" at the 2013 Broadcast Education Association's Festival of Media Arts.

The International Beverly Hills Film Festival is considered among the most exclusive and influential film festivals in the world.