Film Director

Alexis' screen directing credits include her short film AGAIN, which World Premiered in competition at the Tribeca Film Festival and went on to play the Heartland, Napa Valley, and Edmonton International Film Festivals among others, before being distributed by Amazon. AGAIN is now available to watch on Seed&Spark, here.​

Her other recent work includes her Hulu horror shorts, CLOCK, and COSTUME CHANGE, which aired on FX and Freeform and was featured in the LA Times.

 

Her episodes GROUP, starring Brianna Hildebrand, and OVERNIGHT, for Netflix's LOVE DAILY, garnered her a WGA Award Nomination for Short Form Original.

Alexis is in pre-production on her first feature, THE VILLAGER (IFP Week No Borders Official Selection), and in development on her horror feature, THE BLINDINGS with 21 Laps and Amazon.

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AGAIN | SHORT FILM | TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL WORLD PREMIERE

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CLOCK | SHORT FILM | HULU

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COSTUME CHANGE | SHORT FILM | HULU

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THE ONE WHO BRUNG YOU | SHORT FILM 

COMING SOON
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GROUP | LOVE DAILY EPISODE 107 | HULU

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OVERNIGHT | LOVE DAILY EPISODE 101 | HULU

PRESS

"Handled expertly...Heartfelt and accomplished...Jacknow’s first foray into short film is an inventive, promising exploration of the the phenomenon of memory." -Vulture Hound

"There’s a gentleness to Again that is just so poignant...it manages to convey everything. About ourselves. About others. About life." -The DreamCage

"...with its mesmerizing simplicity, depth of pathos-fueled thematic elements, and strongly captivating performances, “Again” very much showcases the ongoing magic found in the independent filmmaking world..." -One Film Fan

"Speaks volumes in a short span of time...This short film will surely be [Jacknow's] very first masterpiece, and we will see more coming from her." -The London Tree

"Touching and compelling...Jacknow’s meditative approach reveals wonderful economy of scale as she reveals intimate details through the seemingly incidental." -Top 10 Films

"...Subtle comic dusting...Excellently thought out." -Corriente Latina