Alexandra (Alix) Blair

Director, Cinematographer, Producer
Collective of Documentary Women Cinematographers
Participates in 1 Session

Alix is an award-­winning documentary filmmaker, cinematographer, documentary teacher and radio producer based in Oakland, CA. Her first documentary feature film Farmer/Veteran was an IFP Lab recipient, an ITVS Open Call recipient, and broadcasted on  Independent Lens in May 2017.  

Alix worked several years as a documentary stories teacher and assistant at the Center for Documentary Studies in Durham, North Carolina. As a freelance radio producer, her radio stories have aired on NPR’s Marketplace, PRI's The World, Hearing Voices, Re:Sound, Here & Now, The Story, and The Gravy Podcast. In 2013, her short documentary The Last Morning was a Sweet One was a winner in the Third Coast International Audio Festival’s competitive Short Doc Challenge. Alix received her Masters from the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University in Environmental Management with a special focus in Human Rights and the Environment. For her Master's thesis, Alix lived in southwestern Uganda and interviewed 36 local women about the impact of conservation decisions on their daily lives and their inclusion in the decision-­making process.

Alix has been a two-year resident in the Filmhouse Residency with San Francisco Film (SFFILM) and she is the co-founder of the Bay-Area based Collective of Documentary Women Cinematographers. 

In addition to working in documentary film, Alix is a certified yoga teacher and works with The Art of Yoga Project, teaching yoga and mindfulness to incarcerated teenage girls in the juvenile justice system of San Francisco and Santa Clara counties. 

Sessions in which Alexandra (Alix) Blair participates

Thursday September 27, 2018

10:00 AM
10:00 AM