At Outcast Productions, we are deeply committed to using our platform to shed light on the voices that are often overlooked or underrepresented in mainstream media through documentaries, feature narrative films, short narrative films, television series, web series, and promotional videos.
Our distinctive features include:
Disability Representation: We actively incorporate characters and narratives that represent individuals with disabilities, striving to dismantle stereotypes and promote a more accurate understanding of their experiences. Our stories emphasize the resilience, strength, and unique perspectives of individuals within the disability community.
LGBTQ+ Representation: We prioritize portrayals of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities within our narratives. We strive to create a space for genuine representation and visibility, aiming to foster empathy, understanding, and acceptance.
Portrayal of Mental Health: We strive to depict representations of mental health struggles and journeys within our narratives. Through careful storytelling and character development, we aim to promote empathy and understanding while encouraging open conversations about mental well-being.
Criminal Justice Reform Narratives: We aim to depict empathetic narratives that reflect the complexities of the criminal justice system. We aim to shed light on the experiences of individuals affected by the system, emphasizing the need for reform and societal understanding.
Refugee Narratives: We aim to depict empathetic narratives that reflect the diverse experiences and journeys of refugees. Through compelling storytelling and character development, we seek to raise awareness and foster a greater understanding of the complexities surrounding displacement and refugee experiences.
Humanizing Homelessness: We prioritize portraying compassionate narratives that humanize the experiences of individuals facing homelessness.
Advocacy for Government Policy Reform: We advocate for policy reform through our productions, highlighting the need for policies that promote social equity. By raising awareness about the impact of governmental policies on marginalized communities, we aim to encourage critical discourse and promote positive change within governmental structures.
Exploration of Educational Challenges: We explore the complexities and obstacles related to the rejection of higher education, shedding light on the societal and systemic factors that hinder access to educational opportunities.
Honoring the Working Class: We place a strong emphasis on acknowledging and honoring the contributions of the working class within our society. Through our narratives, we strive to amplify the voices and experiences of individuals within the working class, highlighting their resilience, dedication, and the challenges they face in navigating socio-economic disparities.
Moral Lessons from Religious Traditions: We prioritize the exploration and dissemination of moral lessons drawn from diverse religious teachings. Our narratives aim to reflect the universal values of compassion, empathy, and resilience, fostering a deeper understanding of the human experience.
Emphasis on the Sanctity of Human Life: Central to our storytelling ethos is an emphasis on the inherent value of every human life rather than individual choice.
Efficient Resource Management: Our unique focus on keeping each production "bare bones" enables us to maintain a budget-conscious approach without compromising on quality. We meticulously manage resources to ensure that the essence of the story remains intact, thereby delivering powerful narratives to our audiences.
Global Freelancer Collaboration: By collaborating with a diverse network of freelancers from around the world, we cultivate a rich tapestry of perspectives and talents. This approach not only enhances the authenticity of our productions but also enables us to keep costs down while tapping into a global pool of creative expertise.
Targeted Communication: We leverage data-driven insights to segment our audience and tailor our email content to the specific interests and preferences of each group. By delivering relevant and compelling messages, we seek to foster a deeper connection and engagement with our diverse viewership.
Compelling Content Delivery: Our email campaigns are designed to offer valuable insights and exclusive updates about our ongoing and upcoming productions. By providing unique, informative, and engaging content, we strive to cultivate a sense of anticipation and loyalty among our subscribers.
Founder, CEO, President, Owner
Alexander Freeman was born in Newton, Massachusetts with cerebral palsy. He is an award-winning writer, producer, and director dedicated to bringing visibility to those otherwise ignored by society and reinforcing themes of morals and ethics through documentaries, feature films, and series. He graduated from Emerson College, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Production with a concentration in Directing.
The Last Taboo was Freeman’s first major documentary in 2013, though he’s already garnered accolades from one of his later documentaries. Some of his awards include Best Documentary Feature at the Long Beach Indie International Film, Media and Music Festival and Best Director (Documentary Feature) at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards for his 2017 documentary, The Wounds We Cannot See, which is distributed by Indie Rights Movies. The Wounds We Cannot See is available now on Prime Video and other streaming platforms. Other highlights of his career include directing Oscar-winner Chris Cooper and working with Kevin S. Bright, executive producer of Friends. He is the life partner of Orina Umansky Freeman and the father of Maya Freeman.