Alix Blair

Director, Cinematographer, Producer
Collective of Documentary Women Cinematographers

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 attends

Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:45 AM
9:45 AM
Maria Agui Carter
Keynote speaker
Iguana Films & Emerson C...
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
1:15 PM
2:00 PM
2:00 PM

Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
10:45 AM
10:45 AM

Thursday 1 October, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
8:00 AM
8:00 AM
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
9:30 AM
9:30 AM
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
1:30 PM
1:30 PM

Friday 2 October, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
Laverne Cox
Keynote speaker
Sam Feder
Keynote speaker
3:00 PM
3:00 PM
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
Zeng Jinyan
Keynote speaker

Saturday 3 October, 2020

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
1:00 PM
1:00 PM
3:00 PM
3:00 PM
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
  • Closing Night Screening: Through the Night
  • Signup required
  • 5:00 PM PDT - 6:45 PM PDT  | 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Performance
    ASL interpretation