UnderCurrent Productions is a Cape Cod-based creative media company serving scientific, non-profit, and editorial clients.
Our mission is to inspire viewers to look and listen to your message.
We’re four talented people with decades of combined experience in cinematography, post-production, journalism, sound design and photography. Our recent clients include the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the Association to Preserve Cape Cod, the Marine Biological Laboratory and John Todd Ecological Design. Our work has appeared on Democracy Now, AJ+ and MSNBC, and in Nature, Edible Cape Cod, and University of Chicago Magazine. We’ve won awards at film festivals around the country.
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Daniel Cojanu is a director of photography and editor with diverse experience in feature film, documentary, commercial and television production. Starting out as a news cameraman in the post-communist TV broadcast industry in Romania, he later attended the National University of Theater & Film and the BBC School for Broadcast Journalism in Bucharest.
Daniel has worked as a camera operator and cinematographer on various international film productions, as well as television series, short films, and commercials broadcast in Europe and the United States.
After moving to Cape Cod in 2008, Daniel has created numerous videos for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and lensed several narrative shorts and features, music videos, commercials and documentaries.
View more of Daniel’s work, including his cinematography reel and photography, here.
A Cape Cod native, Elise is a 2006 graduate of the communications and journalism program at Concordia University in Montreal and the Danish School of Journalism in Aarhus, Denmark. She has contributed written, sound, and video stories from around the world to MSNBC, Democracy Now, AJ+, Free Speech Radio, Forbes Travel Guide, Oceanus Magazine, Edible Cape Cod, The Montreal Gazette and Z Magazine.
Kristin Alexander is a cinematographer and editor specializing in environmental themes. With a litany of short films to her name, Kristin has collaborated on several documentaries and dramatic features, multimedia and television productions.
Her 2009 short film, Green Eco-Machine, screened in festivals across the country and is currently being used in college courses in the US and Brazil. She followed up in 2012 with Trusting Rain, a thoughtful investigation into Bermuda’s history of water conservation. She is currently at work on a portrait of an African-American educator called Healing History. Further information can be found at her Middleway Media website.
In addition to her cinematography and editing skills, Kristin has a masters degree as a Nurse Practitioner. She lives with her her husband, Ken Alexander and daughter, Klarissa, in Woods Hole, MA..
Ken Alexander is an avid digital photographer and audio production specialist with 35 years of experience in the field. Over the past five years, he has collaborated with his wife, Kristin Alexander, on numerous short films and has exhibited his photography in Cape Cod galleries. Visit Ken’s website for more information and examples of his work.
As president of Alexander Associates, a technology firm he founded in 1983, Ken has provided expert project management and systems development services for commercial and non-profit organizations around the world.
A prolific musician, he served as director of the Liberty Folk Society for eleven years and has been production coordinator since 2002 for Local Fest, an annual fund-raising concert held in Hyannis, MA each spring. He studied photography at the Hartford Art School and music at the Hartt School of Music in the mid-1970’s.