Talent Guide

Alix Blair

  • Discipline:Director
  • Program Year:Documentary Lab 2022


Alix Blair is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, cinematographer, documentary teacher and radio producer based in the East Bay, California. Her first documentary film Farmer/Veteran won numerous festival awards, was an IFP (Gotham) Lab recipient, an ITVS Open Call recipient, and broadcasted on Independent Lens in May 2017. Alix worked for several years as a documentary stories teacher and assistant at the Center for Documentary Studies in Durham, NC. She is also a lecturer and researcher on the impacts of vicarious trauma in documentary filmmaking, and teaches trauma-informed movement practices.

Current Project

Untitled Helen Project


For years, Helen balanced being a rebel and a politician’s wife. Now that her much-older husband depends on her, she grapples with tension between love for her partner and herself.