Alix Blair

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

Alix is an award-winning documentary maker, both in film and audio, and has been working in nonfiction storytelling for over a decade, as a creator and as a teacher, focusing on stories of human rights, women’s voices, environmental justice and trauma-awareness. She has a Masters in Environmental Management from the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University with a focus in Human Rights, Women and Conservation. Her graduate research in southwestern Uganda won multiple awards, including the Duke Center for Human Rights Fellowship. Alix received a certification in Ecological Horticulture from the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems at UC Santa Cruz and, for a time, worked on small-scale organic farms.

She co-founded the Bay Area-based Collective of Documentary Women Cinematographers and is a member of Film Fatales. She was selected for UC Berkeley Journalism’s Investigative Reporting Program’s workshop for independent documentary filmmakers. She is a researcher and speaker on vicarious trauma in documentary filmmaking. She runs the series Documentary Happy Hour.

Alix is also a trauma-informed yoga teacher

Sessions in which Alix Blair participates

Thursday 27 September, 2018

Time Zone: PDT/Pacific Time (US & Canada)
10:00 AM
10:00 AM