About Lex

Lexia Snowe is a transatlantic writer and filmmaker, born in England in 1980.

  • Screenwriting
    Lex writes feature and TV screenplays in the action, thriller and noir genres for both studio and independent production. She has projects in development in both USA and Europe. Read more
  • Fiction
    Lex also writes novels, short stories and various standalone prose pieces. She is currently polishing two books for publication by Scatterpunk Press in 2015, with her first novel 'Climbing Scrapyards' to follow in 2016. She posts new fiction to her online journal Scatterpunk every week. Read more
  • Filmmaking
    Lex's debut short film 'Look' is in post-production, with two more self-penned shorts to follow in 2015. She has written three feature scripts for directing herself over the next 10 years. Read more
  • Bio, Express
    Lex is a graduate of Oxford University and London Film School. In pursuit of her present projects, she divides her time between Los Angeles, London and Berlin. She is a passionate cyclist and runner, which sure came in handy for her directing and acting debut, action short Look. She is also known to dork out on: electronic dance music, L.A. culture, civil rights, fashion photography and airport architecture.


Projects under development in 2015 include...

Infirm Terrain

Feature film screenplay. An FBI excavation specialist returns from career burn-out to lead a team to ground zero after a terrorist attack on NYC subway. Female-led survival thriller, which has placed three times in the Nicholl Fellowship for Screenwriting (2012, 2013, 2014).

Terminal Delivery

Feature film screenplay. A SWAT specialist, disgraced after a rescue mission unravels, is given a chance to redeem herself: she must act under cover of death and apprehend the culprits on her own. Action thriller, set in the near future.

Freight Run

Feature film screenplay. In the near future, a self-destructive cop is taken captive by a violent gang determined to use her credentials to escape. Action thriller.


Feature film screenplay. L.A. crime thriller, which Lex has written as her feature film directing debut.


Feature film screenplay. Dramatic thriller, drawing on real-life political protests and miscarriages of justice in the US.


TV series pilot script. Serial espionage thriller, in the vein of 'Homeland' and 'Orphan Black'.


Look out for these fiction projects in 2015. Click each thumbnail for more.

More? Buy books by Lexia Snowe at Scatterpunk Press


Films directed by Lexia Snowe in production or development in 2015

Look (2015)

Action short. 4 mins.

In post production. A hardscrabble girl mourning her brother sets out to recover his bicycle on the streets of L.A. Written and directed by Lexia Snowe, who also stars as the girl, performing all the cycling and running herself. See gallery →

Song (2015)

Noir short. 5 mins.

In pre-production, for production in 2015. A couple take shelter after committing a violent robbery. When the female's conscience will not be silenced, their future together seems uncertain. Written and directed by Lexia Snowe.

Hourglass Red (2015)

Crime thriller short. 10 mins.

In pre-production, for production in 2015. A hooker is called for by mistake. Or is she. This self-contained short is an adaptation of the opening of Lexia Snowe's TV pilot 'Outbound'.

The Umbrella Project (2016)

Political thriller short. 12 mins.

In development, for production in 2016. At a time of war, a librarian in an occupied city takes a quiet stance against tyranny.

Indifference (2016-2017)

Crime thriller feature. 110 mins.

In development, for production in 2016-2017. This L.A. crime thriller, requiring only six actors and four locations, will be Lexia Snowe's feature film directing debut.
More? Lexia Snowe's Filmmaking website is BenthicPictures.com

Lexia Snowe News

The latest advances in Lexia Snowe screenwriting, fiction and filmmaking.

Lex's debut short film, 'Look' (working title), which she wrote, directed and stars in, is presently in post-production, with an expected completion date of May 2015. Check out stills from the 4-minute action film in the 'Look' Stills Gallery
Lexia Snowe's filmmaking outlet, Benthic Pictures, has just gotten a fresh new-look website. Some fresh new films to follow later in 2015. Check out the redesign at BenthicPictures.com
Lexia Snowe's collection of poetry and short stories about love will be publishing May 31 2015, in digital and in print. This is later than originally advertised due to the intricacy of preparing the artwork and print-run, as well as a conflict in Lex's screenwriting and filmmaking commitments. However, the contents list has now been finalized and will be posted on the book's webpage shortly. For more on the book and how to buy, check out 'Honeycomb' at Scatterpunk Press 
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