Alexandre O. Philippe

Alexandre O. Philippe is the writer-director of Memory: The Origins of Alien, an Exhibit A Pictures film produced by Kerry Deignan Roy, which is released by Screen Media on October 4. He holds a master’s degree in dramatic writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and is creative director of Denver-based Cinema Vertige and Exhibit A Pictures. He has written, directed, and produced numerous award-winning films and documentaries, including 78/52 (a documentary about the shower scene in Hitchcock’s Psycho),The People vs. George Lucas, The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus, and Doc of the Dead. Philippe is also co-owner and co-creator of Fried Comics.

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Talks

Bursting From Within: Why Alien Struck a Nerve

By Alexandre O. Philippe | October 1, 2019

Bursting From Within: Why Alien Struck a Nerve

Alexandre O. Philippe, director of Memory: The Origins of Alien, on how Ridley Scott's 1979 film defied cinematic trends to become a classic.

The Primal Moment

By Alexandre O. Philippe | October 13, 2017

The Primal Moment

The director of 78/52 on the movie moments seared themselves onto his memory, and why the Psycho shower scene is not one of them.