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Vanessa Alexander

Director, Writer

Vanessa Alexander attracted attention as a rookie director with her low-budget feature Magik and Rose. Since then she has compiled an impressive list of achievements as a producer (Being Eve, Cargo), director (the opening episodes of Outrageous Fortune and Agent Anna) writer (Love Child), script editor, and lecturer. These days Alexander works in Australian television.

Now, I feel the art is to be able to write something that has those [intellectual, experimental] elements, while reaching a wide audience. Alexander on reconciling the art and commerce of filmmaking