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|Born:||November 6, 1972|
|Title:|| Film and Television Director
Casting Director Actor
|Years Active:||1995 - present|
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, born on November 6, 1972, is an American film and television director, actor, and casting advisor. He is also a director on Glee. He began his career as an assistant behind the scenes, then became a second unit director for feature films. Later he became a director of television program episodes and television advertisements. His television program credits also include American Horror Story. His television commercial director credits include American Express, Chevrolet (Super Bowl XLV day ad) and T-Mobile.
Gomez - Rejon was born and raised in Laredo, Texas.
He graduated from American Film Institute and AFI Conservatory in 1995, both in screenwriting, and Center For Advanced Film Studies, American Film Institute in 1997.
Prior to and during the September 21, 2010 season 2 premiere (episode "Audition") of Glee, American Express aired a commercial for its Members Project entitled "Don't Be A Sue," in reference to Glee character Sue Sylvester who has no regard for the arts and public service.
On February 6, 2011, Chevrolet ran several Super Bowl ads. One was a 30-second ad in which the cast of Glee was asked to be spokespersons for the Chevrolet Cruze. This ad served as a teaser for a 2 minute and 20 second ad featuring the glee cast as singers and dancers during a Lea Michele-led rendition of "See the USA in Your Chevrolet" that aired during the Super Bowl lead-out program, which was the "The Sue Sylvester Shuffle" episode of Glee. A 60-second version of the ad was aired along with movie trailers at nationwide movie theaters. The "See the USA" ad was directed by Gomez-Rejon. Russell Carpenter was the director of photography.
On November 30, 2011, T-Mobile announced a surprise event at the Woodfield Mall. On December 1, 2011, Gomez-Rejon directed about six surprise singing and dancing mall performances of "Home for the Holidays" by Carly Foulkesand 100 Chicago-area women in magenta dresses. The performances were later edited into a music video with the hope that it would go viral. The full video that has been posted on YouTube has a run time of 3:48 and it will be presented in a 60-second national television commercial starting on December 12. The video was produced by Ridley Scott and Tony Scott's RSA Films. The musical director was Paul Mirkovich.
|1995||Casino||Second Unit Director|
|1996||Grace of My Heart||Special Thanks|
|2000||Lucky Numbers||Second Unit Director|
|2005||Bewitched||Second Unit Director|
|2006||Babel||Casting Consultant, Second Unit Director|
|2009||State of Play||Second Unit Director|
|2009||Julie & Julia||Second Unit Director|
|2010||Eat Pray Love||Casting, Second Unit Director|
|2011||The Eagle||Second Unit Director|
|2011||Monte Carlo||Second Unit Director|
|2012||Argo||Second Unit Director|
|2014||The Town That Dreaded Sundown||Director|
|Title||Season||Episode name||Episode #||Date||Contribution|
|Glee||Season One||"Laryngitis"||18||May 11, 2010||Director|
|Season Two||"Grilled Cheesus"||3||October 5, 2010||Director|
|"A Very Glee Christmas"||10||December 7, 2010||Director|
|"Born This Way"||18||April 26, 2011||Director|
|Season Three||"Asian F"||3||October 4, 2011||Director|
|"Michael"||11||January 31, 2012||Director|
|Season Four||"Britney 2.0"||2||September 20, 2012||Director|
|"The Break-Up"||4||October 4, 2012||Director|
|American Horror Story||Season 1||"Home Invasion"||2||October 12, 2011||Director|
|"Birth"||11||December 14, 2011||Director|
|Season 2||"I Am Anne Frank"||5||November 14, 2012||Director|
|"Spilt Milk"||11||January 9, 2013||Director|
|"Madness Ends"||13||January 23, 2013||Director|
|Season 3||"Bitchcraft"||1||October 9, 2013||Director|
|"The Replacements"||8||October 23, 2013||Director|
|"The Sacred Taking"||8||December 4, 2013||Director|
|"The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks"||10||January 8, 2014||Director|
|"Go to Hell"||12||January 22, 2014||Director|
|"The Seven Wonders"||13||January 29, 2014||Director|
|Season 4||"Massacres and Matinees"||2||October 15, 2014||Director|
|The Carrie Diaries||Season 1||"Lie with Me"||2||January 21, 2013||Director|
|Red Band Society||Season 1||"Pilot"||1||September 17, 2014||Director|