Alex Szalat is the Head of Doc’s up Fund., an Association dedicated to feature-length documentaries about human rights. From September 2011 until March 2019, he was Deputy Head of the Documentary department of Arte France (Society and Culture). From 2008 to 2011, he headed the Current affair, Social issues and geopolitical department. From 2005 to 2008, he was a commissioning editor for the Geopolitical Europe and Society department of Arte France. Alex Szalat began his career in 1977 as a director of short films, documentaries and TV series. His filmography extensively covers a full range of aspects dealing with European life, culture and society. In 1987, Alex Szalat founded KS VISIONS, an independent producers' company which has produced over a hundred documentaries films and TV series for Canal +, Arte, FR3, FR2, TF1, Planete, IBA, RTBF, VRT, Dutch Channel 1, amongst other.