Alex Zamm is an American film director. He has directed numerous films from 1998 to now, most of them released directly to DVD, starting with Chairman of the Board. Raised in Woodstock, New York, Alex started his career as a cartoonist for SPY Magazine and as an interviewer for National Public Radio's All Things Considered. He earned a BA in Film and Classical Mythology from the State University of New York at Binghamton and studied cartooning and illustration at the School Of Visual Arts, before receiving an MFA in screenwriting and directing from Columbia University's Graduate Film Program, where he was mentored by such directors as Milo�� Forman and Martin Scorsese. Alex���s comedic short films and scripts have won numerous awards, including nominations for a Writers Guild Of America Award and the internationally prestigious Palme d���Or at the Cannes Film Festival. As a writer and director, Alex���s resume includes music videos, episodic primetime television, movies of the week and several feature films, including the special-effects-laden action comedies Inspector Gadget 2 and Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 for Disney. Chihuahua 2 is the highest-grossing live-action direct-to-DVD of all time, grossing over $63 million.