© Jacintha Nolte
Alex is a writer-director based in London.
She is currently in prep to direct episodes of Jilly Cooper's RIVALS for Disney+, starring David Tennant, Danny Deyer, Aidan Turner and Alex Hassel.
Alex directed the four final episodes of the BAFTA-nominated eight-part drama SOMEWHERE BOY (Channel 4). The show is produced by The-End-Of-The-F**ing-world-producers Clerkenwell Films and written by Pete Jackson. SOMEWHERE BOY was nominated for four BAFTAS in 2023, including BEST DRAMA and BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (Samuel Bottomley). The series also won the audience award at Series Mania 2022.
Alexandra is developing her debut feature KISA with Film4 and producer Sabina Smitham. The project was selected for the Torino Script Lab 2023.
Alex' short film JOY (co-written by Amelia Spencer, produced by Sabina Smitham, funded by Film4 & Pia Pressure) premiered at the BFI London Film Festival in 2021 and has been screened at many international film festivals since then, including the official competition of Clermont-Ferrand 2022. In 2018 Alex was selected as one of 8 directors for the Les Arcs Talent Village with an early iteration of JOY, which she developed further with the support of Danish director Thomas Vinterberg.
Alex trained at the NFTS and her shorts have screened internationally, amongst them BAFTA-qualifying festivals such as BFI London Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, Flickers Rhode Islands (FIRST PRIZE), Edinburgh International Film Festival and Aesthetica. Alex' short film WALYA was nominated for the prestigious German Cinematography Award.
Her clients in commercials and music promos include Huawei, Palmers, Tommee Tippee, and singer-songwriter Tom Rosenthal for his track GOT GOLD. Her work in this space has won a Royal Television Society Award, two Kodak Nahemi Awards, and a nomination for a British Arrow.