Alexandra-Therese Keining, born on the 16th of December 1976, debuted with the feature film Hot Dog (2003) as Sweden’ s youngest female director and screenwriter. She is also an author of the controversial youth novel “14” and children’s comic book “Nour.” Her second feature film Kiss Me (With Every Heartbeat) worldpremiered at AFI in Los Angeles 2011 where it also won Best Breakthrough Award. It has since been awarded and screened at over 75 filmfestivals all around the world. Her latest feature film, Girls Lost, is based on the prizewinning novel Pojkarna by Jessica Schiefuer.

She has also worked as a casting director for many film and television projects in Sweden.

Keining is represented by ICM Partners in Los Angeles and New York and by Ellipsis Entertainment Group. See under Contact for further info.