Alexandria Burnham

Alexandria Burnham is an AWGIE and AACTA nominated screenwriter and NIDA graduate. She is best known for her multi-award-winning feature film Unsound (2020) and the cross-media sci-fi franchise Metropius (2021). She has collaborated on TV projects for CJZ, and her short film The Pilgrim Report (2013) premiered at the Sydney Opera House during its 40th anniversary celebrations.

Burnham also writes as a novelist. In 2020 she received a residency fellowship from Varuna House for the development of her fantasy YA manuscript, Majesty, and in 2021 she was accepted into the Westwords Academy programme for professional development.

She has a passion for building worlds – whether that be through sci-fi and fantasy genres, historical settings, or by characters discovering new ways of communicating with the world. When there is time, she also teaches school-aged and adult students in screenwriting for film and television.

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