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Alexandra Keister
Albany, United States

Alexandra Keister is a comedy screenwriter who occasionally dips into drama.  She believes every genre benefits from a little crossover and everyone needs to laugh, cry, and occasionally scream. 

Alexandra writes not only for her own catharsis, but for others to share in feeling and overcoming – even if it’s only to escape for a few minutes and forget the doldrums that can be everyday life.

In 2021, she placed as a top ten finalist in Writer Duet's 48-Hour Screenplay Summer Throwdown, and won the Reddit portion of the competition. 

In 2020, she placed in the top 15 of ScreenCraft's Comedy Contest for her feature comedy, "Def Sheppard," about a selfish pastor who dies and goes to Purgatory while a rock 'n roll-loving demon inhabits his Earthly body and runs the church.  

In 2020, her short comedy, "What I Did on Rumspringa" was read and critiqued on the Six Page Scripts Podcast.  That episode can be found here (Season 1; Episode 15):

In 2019, she won Willamette Writers’ FilmLabTV Webseries Pilot Competition, and her short, “The Talk,” went on to be produced in Portland and is now circulating festivals (and not doing too shabby, either).

In 2017, she placed third overall in the NYC Midnight Short Screenplay Competition against ~1,000 writers (and she recommends the competition to any screenwriter who wants to sharpen their craft!). 

Alexandra aims for brevity, punchy dialogue and snappy action. 

Alexandra also hates speaking in the third person and feels like Gollum doing so.

*slaps fish against a rock*

**hopes you enjoy her work**

Please feel free to write me for read requests or other work at

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Scripts By Alexandra

A mafia father wants his son freed; a dirty cop wants his cut. The cost increases the longer they refuse to budge in a tense negotiation.
Short Thriller For sale 5pp
11 readers love this script
Altar Ego
After getting dumped, a devastated millennial discovers she’s won a lucrative wedding contest, leading her to pretend that her engagement is still on while simultaneously striking up a flirtation with the contest’s photographer.
Feature Comedy For sale 116pp
7 readers love this script
The Changeling
A young Scottish wife with a boorish husband and a colicky infant is convinced her child is a changeling. When an omen of death, the Black Dog, keeps appearing, the wife prepares for the inevitable.
Short Drama, Fantasy For sale 5pp
5 readers love this script
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What I Did on Rumspringa
An Amish traffic jam brings a group of competing suitors head-to-head.
Short Comedy, Romance For sale 5pp
4 readers love this script
Rachel struggles to bear the sounds of slurped soup and sloppy kisses that daily assault her ears.
Short Comedy For sale 2pp
2 readers love this script
No one cares if you're green, on the city bus.
Short Comedy, Romance For sale 5pp
2 readers love this script
Rock of Ages
Inspired by a true story, two lighthouse keepers' relationship frays when their third companion dies, leaving them and their sins to fester in the new solitude.
Short Horror For sale 14pp
2 readers love this script
Nacho Date
A man mistakes a suicidal woman for his Tinder date.
Short Comedy Sold 6pp
9 readers love this script