AMPAS ADDS WOMEN DIRECTORS: With our commitment to reviewing all new releases written and/or directed by women, FF2 Media now plays an important role in breaking down barriers. AMPAS invited 683 new members this year, 49 of whom are female directors. Who are they? What are their stories? We already know them, and we are here to tell you!
Lexi Alexander is an Academy-Award nominated film director who is well-known for her advocacy for feminist issues in Hollywood.
She directed the Oscar-nominated short film, Johnny Flynton, along with the audience and Jury award-winning 2005 film, Green Street. Alexander then directed the 2008 film Punisher: War Zone with Ray Stevenson in the leading role.
Alexander wrote and directed the 2011 spiritual film Lifted. In 2015, she directed the Arrow episode “Beyond Redemption”.In 2016 she directed the Supergirl episode “Truth, Justice and the American Way” and the Limitless episode “A Dog’s Breakfast”.
To learn more about Lexi Alexander: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lexi_Alexander
Top Photo: Uriah Shelton as “Henry” in Lifted.
Photo Credit: Feel Good Film Festival