Alexandra is a Russian-German director based in London. Since graduating from the Directing Fiction MA at the National Film and Television School in 2018, Alex has been working in commercials and music videos, whilst developing her own feature projects.
NARRATIVE Alex's short films have been screened at many international film festivals including BAFTA-qualifying Edinburgh International Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival and Underwire (ROOFTOP REFUGEE) as well as the most prestigious German festival for upcoming talent Max-Ophüls Preis (WALYA). WALYA was also nominated for the German Cinematography Award in 2018.
Alexandra is currently developing her original TV-series #LIONS with best- selling author Rebecca Martin. Alex was selected as one of only 8 international directors to participate in the Les Arcs Film Festival Talent Lab with her feature BEYONCÉ, ALMIGHTY. There she worked under the patronage of Danish Director Thomas Vinterberg to develop the idea further. The short film version of the film is currently in development with Film 4. Alex's original feature THE CONFERENCE got shortlisted for the prestigious Torino Film Lab 2020.
COMMERCIALS & MUSIC VIDEOS
Alex’s commercial to raise awareness of the neurological disorder Ataxia won the Royal Society Television Award 2019, “Best in Category” at the Nahemi Kodak Awards, and has been nominated for a British Arrow. The brands she directed commercials for include Huawei, Palmer’s Cocoa Body Butter (to be released on US TV) and Tommee Tippee. She also directed the music video GOT GOLD for British artist Tom Rosenthal.