Alessandra Cardoso is a screenwriter and commutes between São Paulo, Brazil, and Dubai, UAE. Her screenwriting has placed in top screenwriting competitions, and she has secured two Options and a Shopping Agreement for her works. She has written a feature and a short script as a 'work-for-hire' for an American production company and is currently engaged as a Script Consultant.
She was born in Brazil and raised abroad by diplomat parents. This experience equipped Alessandra with a broad perspective of the world's diverse cultures, which has had a significant influence on her writing.
Alessandra earned a graduate degree in Business Administration/Finance, but preferred writing to numbers. She had a long career in communications and advertising before realizing her true passion is writing. Today Alessandra Cardoso writes full-time.
Alessandra was selected to participate in the three-week Nostos Screenwriters Retreat in Italy, 2019, organized by writer and filmmaker, Nora Jaenicke and mentored by Irish screenwriter, filmmaker, and playwright Bryan Delaney.
As a teenager, Alessandra starred in LAND OF SUNSHINE alongside the amazing Ms. Carol Sutton. "LAND OF SUNSHINE" is a WYES, New Orleans, LA, USA, production that aired in 1983.