Adolfo Alix Jr. was born on October 17, 1978 in Makati City, Philippines.
He graduated magna cum laude at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (University of the City of Manila) with a degree in Mass Communications. He started his career as a scriptwriter for films and television. At age 18, he won First Prize in the Film Development Foundation’s (now Council) nationwide screenwriting competition in 1999. Even better, his prize-winning script, Kahapon, May Dalawang Bata, was made into a feature film by Carlitos Siguion Reyna.
His others screenplays include Gil Portes’ acclaimed MGA MUNTING TINIG, (SMALL VOICES, 2002) and HOMECOMING (2003) and many others. He also handled film and screenwriting classes at his alma mater and San Beda College- Alabang and currently teaches at De La Salle University-Taft. Since his debut as a director, he has become one of the most promising and prolific young Filipino filmmakers with his other films screened at various international film festivals.
Alix has been recently listed by The Hollywood Reporter in its “Next Generation Asia 2010, which features the top 20 young entertainment personalities in the region deemed “the best and the brightest among their peers” from a vast region considered “the world’s biggest entertainment market”. He is now working on several projects including KALAYAAN (Wildlife) which received script development support from the Hubert Bals Fund of the International Film Festival Rotterdam and PORNO which was part of the Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum. His 2013 film Death March was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
|12. Romeo at Juliet|
|21. Mater Dolorosa||2012|
|22. Death March|
|24. Ang Alamat ng China Doll|
|25. Padre de Familia||2014|
|27. M. R. S.||2016|