supervisor of the department, overseeing the creative and technical post-production of over one hundred feature films.
Mr. Alden assumed Vice Presidency at Pathe Communications in 1989, where he headed their public post production facility, Pathe Services. He served as a corporate officer of the newly formed company taking them into profit in their first year. During his term, Mr. Alden was instrumental in locating, analyzing and supervising the rejuvenation of over 1500 feature film elements that had been stored worldwide which comprised the company’s film library. These feature elements served as the equity foundation for Pathe’s purchase of MGM/UA where Mr. Alden went on to serve as their vice president of post-production.
As a producer, Mr. Alden has been represented in the West End with David Seidler’s original play, “The King’s Speech” and “Bat Boy The Musical.” On Broadway with “Come From Away” “Disgraced” (2015 Tony Nomination for Best Play, 2013 Pulitzer Prize – Drama.) “Grey Gardens” (2007 Tony Nomination for Best Musical) and “Bridge & Tunnel (Special Tony Award.) Off Broadway and regional; “Not That Jewish”, “Becoming Dr. Ruth,”, “Admit One,” the Brochu-Schalchlin musical, “The Last Session.” “Bat Boy The Musical,” “ Sarah Jones Bridge & Tunnel,” “Spalding Gray: Stories Left To Tell” and the Los Angeles productions of Howard Crabtree’s “When Pigs Fly” and Theresa Rebeck’s “Bad Dates” directed by Judith Ivey.
Film works include: “Just Cause” with Sean Connery, the fashion forward documentary “UnZipped” for Mirimax, Stephen Daldry’s “The Hours,” the multi-award winning feature comedy, “Kissing Jessica Stein” and Ralph Ziman’s foreign feature film, “The Zookeeper” starring Sam Neill.
For 2017-18, Ian Holt’s feature film, “UnHinged” and two feature length documentaries, “My Beautiful Stutter,” following five children from bullying to bravery and “When Reagan Killed Roosevelt.”
Producer Michael Alden has been at the helm of film, theater and special event production in a career that has spanned over thirty years. From rock and roll concerts and tours to feature films and Broadway plays.
A native of Southern California, Mr. Alden began his career on the stage and in motion pictures and television at an early age. As a child actor, he appeared in numerous family shows during the late fifties and early sixties. In 1977 Mr. Alden stepped behind the scenes working in various aspects of production.
In 1984 Mr. Alden joined Cannon Films in their post-production department. Quickly moving up the ranks, 1986 found him