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ALYSSA LOH is a filmmaker and writer based in New York.

She was a 2021 Sundance Lab Fellow and Sundance | Alfred P. Sloan Development Fellow, and was recently selected for the 2023 Wscripted Cannes Screenplay List and the 2023 TIFF Breakthroughs program. She holds a joint MBA/MFA (filmmaking) from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, where she was a winner of the 2022 Purple List, and the recipient of the Martin E. Segal Production Award, Roger King Finishing Award, Riese Production Award, Faculty Commendation in Filmmaking, and Screenwriting Craft Award.

Her most recent short film,
Let, premiered at SXSW in March 2024. It stars Sonoya Mizuno (House of the Dragon, Ex Machina, Devs), An-Li Bogan (The American Society of Magical NegroesAfter Yang), and Juliana Canfield (Succession, The Calling). 

Her essays on technology, surveillance, and visual culture have appeared in The New York TimesARTFORUM, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and The American Reader, where she served as deputy editor. She sits on the Editorial Board of the history journal Lapham’s Quarterly, and is associated with the collective known as the Friends of Attention.

In 2021, she co-created the film series Twelve Theses on Attention, which premiered at the Glasgow Biennial. The book version (text + film stills) was published by Princeton University Press in Spring 2022. Her first short, Other Bodies, premiered at Fantasia, where it won Best Actor. She has held creative residencies at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center (Waterford, CT), the Watermill Center (Southampton, NY), and Mildred’s Lane (Beach Lake, PA).

Alyssa holds a BA from Princeton, where she was awarded the Ward Mathis Prize for best short story. She is represented by 2AM.

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