Born in London, Alex Sutherland entered the film business straight out of school where he managed to gain extensive production experience from all over the world. Sutherland's key source of experience came from working his way up from assistant director to line producer on the acclaimed TV series "Sharpe" that managed to span 16 feature length films from 1993 to 2008. Given the richness, diversity and dynamic locations in Turkey, Alex established AZ Celtic Films in Istanbul in 2010. Over the course of years AZ Celtic Films achieved one its primary goal of bringing international ad campaigns such as Heineken and Nike as well as prestigious feature film productions such as WB "Argo", Working Titles "Two Faces of January", "Tinker, Tailor Soldier Spy" and productions such as Denmark's Oscar nominated "A War", Asif Kapadia's "Ali & Nino" and the Chinese film "Run for Love" directed by Hu Guan. In the last three years Alex has Produced the 1st & 2nd Netflix original series in Turkey "The Protector" (4 seasons) & "The Gift" (2 seasons).