Alex Kalymnios directed the Bafta Cymru nominated Becoming Human, a teen spin off of Being Human. After gaining over 1.5 million hits online the show received critical acclaim when it was broadcast on BBC3.
In 2012, Alex directed four hour-long specials of Hollyoaks Laters, which received a big social media following for its cinematic storytelling, authorial vision and dark storylines.
During the past seven years, Alex has directed numerous blocks of TV drama including BBC’s flagship shows-Waterloo Road and Eastenders- The Cut, Seacht (in Irish Gaelic) and Channel 4’s Hollyoaks and Hollyoaks Laters (Season 1, 2 & 5).
Alex also directs film. Her first short film- More Than a Job's Worth- won Best New Director at the Greenwich Film Festival 2004 and was shortlisted for Best Short at the Raindance East Festival. As a result of the film's success, Alex was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus 2005. Her 2007 short, The Green Fairy, was screened at the LA International Short Film Festival and was selected as one of the British Council's shorts.
Alex’s first feature The Ugly List is currently being developed by I-features, Creative England.
A BBC Directors Academy graduate, Alex was picked by Broadcast Magazine as one of their Hotshots 2009 in their annual review of young, upcoming talent. Alex is represented by Roy Ashton and Sean Barclay for TV and Sandra Lucchesi for Film at The Gersh Agency in the USA.