Alexandra Matheou is a writer and director. She holds a Law LLB and LLM from King’s College London, as well as an MA in Film Studies from University College London (UCL). Her short films have screened internationally and her latest A Summer Place (2021), a Cyprus-France co-production with the support of the CNC has enjoyed selections and awards at major film festivals across the world. Alexandra’s first feature film Shibboleth is currently in development with the support of the Cyprus Film Fund, Onassis Culture and MEDIA mini slate. With Shibboleth, Alexandra won the top award at Crossroads Co-Production Forum at Thessaloniki International Film Festival, as well as the Producer’s Network Award (Cannes Film Festival 2022). Alexandra is an alumna of Talents Sarajevo, First Films First (Goethe-Institut), Oxbelly Screenwriters and Directors Lab and the Mediterranean Film Institute(MFI) lab. Her sophomore feature STRINGA (co-written and co-directed with Maria Hatzakou) is also in early development with the support of the Greek Film