Film director

After initially studying law, Alexandre Steiger trained at the Conservatoire National Supérieur d’Art Dramatique with Philippe Adrien, Dominique Valadié and Alain Françon. In the theatre, he has worked with Denis Podalydès, Jacques Osinski, Anne Kessler, Marie Rémond, Jean-Baptiste Sastre, Frédéric Bélier-Garcia and Gaëtan Vassart. Since 2016, he has been a member of the Chiens de Navarre Company under the direction of Jean-Christophe Meurisse. He has worked on numerous films, collaborating with Mathieu Kassovitz for L’Ordre et la morale, Jalil Lespert for Yves Saint Laurent, Manu Payet for Situation amoureuse: c’est complique, Sólveig Anspach for Queen of Montreuil and Louise Michel, Rose and Alice Philippon for Les bêtises, Nicolas Saada for Espion(s), Anne Fontaine for La Fille de Monaco, Emmanuel Bourdieu for Les Amitiés maléfiques, and Erwan Le Duc for Miaou miaou fourrure and Le soldat vierge. He will be credited for Nicolas Pariser’s upcoming film Alice et le Maire. In 2017, he made a medium-length film entitled Pourquoi j’ai écrit la Bible with 10:15 productions. The film won a prize at the Premiers plans Festival in Angers and received the SACD prize for best new fictional work at Clermont-Ferrand. That same year, he also published his first novel, La distance, with the publisher Léo Scheer. He was also nominated for the Alain-Fournier Prize.