Alex Bijan Zandi is an Iranian-American filmmaker and artist based in Brooklyn. His work explores the social difficulties and enchantments of the Middle Eastern diaspora.
Zandi studied creative writing at the Washington University in St. Louis where he received the Howard Nemerov Prize for Poetry. He went on to receive an MFA in Film/Video at Bard College. Zandi is a 2023 Jerome Hill Artist Fellow, was a 2022 Reykjavík Film Festival Talent Lab fellow, and in 2021 participated in the MACRO x The Black List Feature Screenwriter Incubator. His films have been screened internationally at venues such as the Amsterdam International Film Festival (Best Experimental Film Award), Brooklyn Film Festival, Abrons Art Center, Knockdown Center, Petzel Gallery, and 15 Orient Gallery.