Alexander Jovy

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Alexander Jovy (born 27 January 1971) is a film director.[1]

He was born in Berlin, but his family soon went to live in Switzerland. Later, he went to England to study Law at the University of Buckingham.[2]

He quit his job as a solicitor in order to direct films, and, with little formal training, he produced a short film called Holiday Romance which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film in 1998.[1]

He is currently in a film production group called the Chahaya group. His latest working production is called Cyrus, based on the life of Cyrus the Great, which is claimed to be "the biggest independent financed film in history".[3]

In 2009, Jovy directed The Flirting Club starred actors who auditioned online and were voted for by the public.[4]

In 2011, Garnet Publishing published Jovy's novel I am Cyrus.[5]


  1. ^ a b Gemma de Ville, Interview with Alex Jovy, October 12, 2005. Retrieved 14-03-2007.
  2. ^ Alex Jovy publishes his first novel: I am Cyrus Archived 2015-12-27 at the Wayback Machine, University of Buckingham, 14 November 2011
  3. ^ Chahaya group. Retrieved 14-03-2007.
  4. ^ The Flirting Club, IMDb
  5. ^ I am Cyrus, a novel by Alexander Jovy, Garnet Publishing Ltd., London 2012 Archived 2012-01-20 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 12-04-2012.