Speaker Details

Full Name
Alexandra Burke
Company
Arcadia
Job Title
Head of Acquisitions & Distribution
Biography
Alexandra Burke is the co-founder of Arcadia and launched the company’s distribution arm in 2017 with Sundance Audience Award winner First Girl I Loved . In 2020, Arcadia released Peter Strickland’s In Fabric and Monica Zanetti’s Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie’s Dead Aunt). Upcoming releases include I Blame Society by Gillan Wallace Horvat, Gregory Montagne’s no. 1 French hit Perfumes and 2020 Cannes Competition title Passion Simple by Danielle Arbid. Prior to this Alexandra spent 9 years in Copenhagen, Denmark, first with the Nordisk Film International Sales team led by Tine Klint in 2007. In 2008 Alexandra joined producer Carsten Holst ( The 5 Obstructions , Lars von Trier) at von Trier’s Zentropa Film, before leaving to aid Klint’s start-up boutique international sales and digital aggregation company LevelK. During this time as International Sales Manager Alexandra repped Australian films Wish You Were Here, The Little Death , Australia’s Foreign Oscar nomination The Rocket and The Turning, starring Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne alongside titles by Oscar-winner Bille August, Thomas Anders-Jensen and Zaida Bergroth. In 2014, Alexandra was named as one of Screen International's Future Leaders in Sales
and Distribution.
Roundtable topic
The future of feature film distribution, both locally and internationally.
Ready, Steady, Pitch! topic
Arcadia is genre agnostic for both film and TV, from high-concept genre to character-driven drama.
Country (Address)
Australia
Alexandra Burke