alexmcferren (or by his real name Alex McFerren) is an elevator filmer from Clear Lake, Texas, United States.

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Alexmcferren's current avatar (the elevator at 24 Greenway Plaza)


Alex loved riding elevators when he was 9 years old. On April 2010, he watched an elevator video by gluse. Alex then went to his local library and filmed the elevator there. He launched his YouTube channel "alexmcferren" on September 24, 2007, but he didn't start filming elevators until April 25, 2010. His first elevator video was a ThyssenKrupp Impulse elevator at the Freeman Branch Library.

He mostly films with YouTube user JimLiElevators, but has filmed with DieselDucy before.

Camera History

  • Digital Concepts Camcorder (April 2010 - September 2010)
  • Flip Mino HD (September 2010 - December 2011)
  • iPhone 4S (December 2011 - September 2013)
  • iPhone 5S (September 2013 - August 2014)
  • Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-TX20 (August 2014 - September 2016) (Still used as a back up camera)
  • Sony Handycam HDR-PJ275 (September 2016 - present)


  • In addition to elevators, he also films unboxing videos.
  • His channel is nicknamed "Elevators in the South by alexmcferren"
  • He usually begins his videos by showing a figure of Kyle Broflovski from South Park. He started his videos with the figure in October 2014.
  • He is the only elevator filmer to be a Roman Soldier (a fan of the famous YouTube prankster RomanAtwood).
  • He used to play ROBLOX but quit that game.
  • He's a member of the Clear Brook FFA, a club over at his school.

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