Alex Marengo is a multi-award winning executive producer of blue-chip specialist factual and drama projects, with a background as a director, writer and producer of numerous high-end films.

He was most recently executive producer on The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker – number 1 in movies on Netflix in the UK and US and a global top ten hit; and onThe Most Hated Man on the Internet – also a global top ten hit on Netflix. Previous series for Netflix include Bad Sport, nominated for a Sports Emmy and Killer Ratings, a story of drugs crime and political corruption set in Brazil where it was a huge ratings success.

In 2017, Alex was an executive producer of real-life drama-doc series, True Horror for Channel 4 and Eleven Film. Before that, he was co-executive producer of one of Netflix’s first high-end specialist factual commissions, Captive for Lightbox Media.

Alex has taken the creative lead on the first runs of several hit shows including History Channel’s dramatisation of The Bible – a blockbusting ratings hit and record-selling DVD box set – and C4 / Discovery Channel’s I Shouldn’t Be Alive, which returned for seven series.

Outside specialist factual and drama Alex has had success in other genres such as obs-doc, most recently Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet for Double Act TV now in production with series ten and Animal Planet’s top rated show.

Alex spent a year as International Development Lead for BBC TV History, working up co-productions such as the landmark UK / German history series The Celts.

His awards and nominations include Emmys, BAFTA, RTS, Cable Ace, BANFF and a Peabody – for one-offs and series across a range of subject areas from arts, science, history and adventure to feature length drama-docs and live-event broadcasts.