Photo by Gabby Laurent
Photo: Gabby Laurent

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 screenwriter, she currently has projects in development with Bad Robot, Hyperobject Industries, and Corporate Witchcraft. As a director, her debut horror short film, THUMB, will premiere in fall 2021.

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 and has been awarded fellowships and prizes for her writing from Oprah Winfrey, the American Academy of Poets, and the Sacatar Institute in Brazil.