Alexandra Abykova studied Art History, Cultural Studies and Asian Studies at the Humboldt University of Berlin. After obtaining BA degree in 2010 she joined m-appeal’s sales and acquisitions team. Alexandra obtained MA degree in Asian Studies in 2014. Berlin-based m-appeal is a young world sales company dedicated to bringing the gems of fresh, high quality and groundbreaking cinema to the international community. They specialize in films of various origins, including Eastern and Southern Europe, Germany, Asia and Latin America, which have the potential for theatrical distribution. Recently they have acquired world sales rights to WITHOUT NAME an ecological horror-thriller that marks the debut feature of Ireland’s Lorcan Finnegan and celebrated ist World Premiere at the Toronto IFF and an indian LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA by Alankrita Shrivastava, that has just premiered at the Tokyo IFF. Also Bradley Liew’s debut “SINGING IN GRAVEYARDS“ had its World Premire at this year’s Venice International Film Critics‘ Week, this film is produced by Bianca Balbuena who is one of talents of Talent Campus Tokyo 2012.