Alexandra Stergiou

Alexandra is an award-winning director and producer whose non-fiction storytelling often examines adolescence in the context of family and politics. Her work has been recognized by the Wasserman Foundation, National Board of Review, ITVS, British Council, and the Tribeca Film Institute. She graduated magna cum laude from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Before embarking on her current career path, she ran a filmmaking workshop for refugees in Greece with an NGO supported by the European Commission and Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Her independent film work has been featured in Filmmaker Magazine, Woman and Hollywood, NPR, and the New York Times. She directed the feature, "The Candidates," which played at festivals nationwide, including DOC NYC, IFF Boston, and Big Sky. "The Candidates" will air nationally on the Emmy/Peabody winning series Fuse Docs in November 2019. She also directed the "Jewel's Hunt," which was supported by ITVS and the Tribeca Film Institute, and currently streaming on Independent Lens’ Storycast Docs. Commercially, her clients have included John Frieda, Maybelline, Cole Haan, and Vox Media. Alexandra lives in New York City. She is an amateur billiards champion.