Alexandra Pechman is a writer and director living in Los Angeles. She wrote the psychosexual thriller TENTACLES, produced by Blumhouse TV for Hulu’s INTO THE DARK film series, and has written for the cult anthology series CHANNEL ZERO on Syfy. As a director, her debut short film, Thumb, premiered at the 2021 Fantasia Film Festival and was an official competition selection at the Oscar-qualifying 2021 Sitges Film Festival, among many others. Her upcoming short film, Sleep, was named a Spring 2021 Funding Grantee from The Future of Film is Female. Previously as a magazine writer, she published her writing in Vogue, the New York Times, Artforum, Vanity Fair, and many other magazines, and worked for publications such as Artnews, Aperture, and W magazine. She graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University with honors.