Alexey Marfin is a director and filmmaker, with a professional background in visual effects and an academic background in architecture from the Architectural Association. he is interested in speculative fiction at the intersection of contemporary digital culture and new social interactions. He explores cinematic storytelling as a process of world-design: using fictional worlds as a lens with which to look at our own present-day realities.
Alexey's work has been screened at festivals and venues worldwide, including the Brooklyn Film Festival, Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, Sapporo Short Film Festival, Berlin 'Interfilm' Short Film Festival, the British Film Institute (BFI), and the Victoria and Albert Museum. He has been featured in media such as VICE, The Creators Project, and Motherboard. Alexey has lectured internationally, including the Royal College of Art, Princeton University and the Architectural Association, and now teaches the M.A. in Fiction and Entertainment at SCI-Arc with Liam Young, as well as his own Visual Studies course.