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Born and raised in Sterling Heights, Alan Ledford has truly made his mark as an up and coming artist to keep an eye on. Ledford works predominantly in directing, post production and cinematography, but also include various forms of digital and mixed media illustration and design. Completing his Bachelor of Science degree with Honors in film production from Grand Valley State University 2011 (Forbes Top 10 Universities), Alan kept his wheels spinning and moved across country with what he could carry in is car, for work in Hollywood, California. It is in LA that he gained exposure and national credibility while directing and shooting for ZEFR/ Movieclips and Fearless Records with such bands as: Bless The Fall, The Word Alive, Forever The Sickest Kids, and The Summer Set.


His personal work has been showcased, with accompanying awards, at both the Detroit Institute of Arts and well as the Grand Rapids Art Museum, to just name a couple. As opportunities presented themselves, Alan took on an internationally recognized directing feat. He created and choreographed the world’s largest single shot senior citizen music video with Michael Bublé's "Feeling Good". This gained YouTube top chart status in over 12 countries and received over 9 million views collectively (and counting!).

He has been described as "A talented director and visionary in the film industry. His creative spirit and the fact that he is a perfectionist ensures successful projects with a unique perspective."

- Kim Roberts GVSU Film/ Video Professor Quote to CandGnews.com and The Source Detroit Newspaper 2011

Ledford's resume also includes video shoots with local professionals and musical artists including Lila Lazarus, Mitch Albom, Barry Sanders, Snoop Dog, Method Man, Skrillex, Danny Brown and I Prevail.

He has recently taken a step back from commercial  advertising working as an editor at Doner Advertising. He's been an offline editor as well as the lead assistant editor and touch up artist for all 400+ state and national JCPenney commercials from 2014-2015. He’s had the opportunity to shoot for Doner, gaining further awards, for such commercial companies as Chrysler, Fiat, Kelly Blue Book, Eureka and Stanley Steamer.

Currently Alan works marketing for a Metro Detoit real estate company as well as shoots/ designs for Artsy Fart's flagship and pop up locations.

 

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