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Alix is a British/Swiss Director and Creative Producer with an all-consuming passion for action-fuelled films driven by practical effects & lethal sound design.

Her work has screened at festivals including Chicago International Film Festival, Raindance and Brussels International Fantastic Festival.


She directed her first feature film KILL YOUR LOVER, with creative partner in crime Keir Siewert.

Previous work includes the London segment of Horror Anthology Feature ISOLATION, as well as solo-directing projects SUCKER (which released on SHUDDER and ALTER) and crime thriller Short TRUE VALUE, which she won the Bruce Millar Fellowship Grant for.


Alix is a member of Directors UK, is a recipient of the Raimi Productions Scholarship and is being mentored by Kate Herron (LAST OF US, LOKI, SEX EDUCATION). 

Blade of Choice: Swiss Army Knife

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2023, KILL YOUR LOVER, Feature, Director/Writer/Producer

2022, SUCKER, Short, Writer/Director

2022, DO NOT RESUSCITATE, Short, Creative Producer

2021, ISOLATION, Feature (Segment: 'It's Inside'), Director

2021, FOLLOWERS, Feature, 2nd Unit Director

2021, PORTRAIT, Short, Creative Producer

2019, NORA, Webseries Episode, Writer/Director

2018, RETCH, Short, Creative Producer

2016, TRUE VALUE, Short, Director/Producer

AWARDS (include)

RAIMI PRODUCTIONS Scholarship Recipient '23

for Rogue Studios EmpowHER Program


New Blood '22 Writers Initiative


£5k Award to make short film 'True Value'

BEST SHORT FILM at Dead Northern

for short film 'Sucker'

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