DOCUMENTARY-STYLE, FASHION, FOOD, NARRATIVE, TABLETOP, VISUAL
Alexandra Cuerdo is a Filipino-American director, producer and editor, recently named one of the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women In the World by the Filipina Women's Network. MSN ranks her feature directorial debut, ULAM: Main Dish as one of the "Top 5 Food Documentaries to Watch" now. ULAM had its sold-out world premiere as one of 5 films in Launch at the San Francisco International Film Festival in April 2018, and has continued to play sold-out screenings at festivals in New York, Hawaii, San Diego, Newport Beach and Los Angeles. It has recently been acquired for worldwide distribution. Alexandra's work has been featured in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, BuzzFeed, Vogue, TimeOut, Filmmaker Magazine, Eater and more. The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Jonathan Gold called Alexandra's film a "love letter" to Filipino food, and Stark Insider has crowned ULAM with "Four Stars — Smashing."
In the digital space, Alexandra's videos for BuzzFeed lifestyle brands As/Is and Tasty have achieved over 250 million views and over 2 million shares on Facebook. She has continued working with fashion brands, including the opening campaign video for eon.son, as well as directing music videos. Previously, she has worked on films, television and digital content for Sony/Columbia Pictures, Participant Media, Walt Disney Imagineering and more. She is based in Los Angeles and New York.