Alexei Mizin is one half of an award-winning screenwriting team along with Ryan van Dijk. He is currently in development on The Rich Man’s House with Fremantle Media and and untitled project with Route 24 in the UK.
In 2018, Alexei, his writing partner Ryan and TFA sold IP to Apple and soon after, became attached to a number of projects in development including; a scifi drama with Animal Logic/Truant, an adaptation with Apple and a development deal with the AMC Network in the USA. Known for their intricate world-building and high-end concepts, they have been supported by Film Victoria, Screen Queensland, Screen Australia, Scripted Ink and Australians in Film through a number of project and talent-based initiatives and have been able to leverage these opportunities into partnerships with major streamers and networks, as well as some of the most sought-after companies around the world.
Alexei graduated from the prestigious Victorian College of the Arts with a Master of Film and Television where he was the recipient of numerous honours. His music videos and shorts films have screened worldwide and earned distinction for writing and direction.
Alexei’s first screenplay Vanished won the Monte Miller Award at the 47th Annual AWGIE Awards. It has since been supported by Screen Australia and ScreenNSW. Alexei’s other film and television projects have been finalists and winners in a range of competitions. He is a four-time member of the AWG’s Pathways Program and has completed numerous initiatives with the backing of FilmVictoria, where he is a member of their Emerging Talent Register.
When not writing, Alexei has worked alongside writer/directors Stuart Beattie on I, Frankenstein, Julius Avery on Son of a Gun, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on Gods of Egypt, with further production credits on HBO’s The Leftovers, Hacksaw Ridge and Top Of The Lake.