EXPERIENCE

SAG ACCREDITED ❂ 2022

INTIMACY COORDINATOR TRAINING

Conceived as a way to bring more diverse representation to the field of Intimacy Coordination, this training program involved a carefully curated cohort of highly skilled and experienced individuals from unique backgrounds, 75 hours of online classwork, guided independent study, and an in-person choreography workshop.

Thornback Productions ❂ 2018 - Present

SCRIPT CONSULTANT &  PRODUCER

Alex is a highly trained and experienced Development Executive and Producer. She was a VP of Development for financing production companies, and brings a high level of expertise to the story telling process from the script up.

Producing & Development Portfolio.

UCLA ❂ 2017 - Present

VISITING LECTURER

OF FILM & TELEVISION

183A Producing 1: Film & Television Development

Class gives students an overview of development from start to production from a film and television producer's perspective. Students leave with industry-level work that can be used to apply and secure internships.

 

CERTIFICATIONS & ADDITIONAL TRAINING

National Council for Mental Wellbeing ❂ 2021

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Certified to provide initial help to someone experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge.

World Health Organization ❂ 2021

COVID-19 SET & WORK SAFETY CERTIFIED

This certification fulfills the SAG qualifications for being a set COVID safety officer.

TPC Training ❂ 2021

SEXUAL HARASSMENT & WORKPLACE PREVENTION

Certified on preventing sexual harassment for employees in a work environment.

UC Irvine ❂ 2022

MENTAL & PHYSICAL SELF-CARE

This training offer effective educational tools to teach healthy lifestyle choices, promote general well-being and help people recognize and manage their mental and physical health & self-care.

Hollaback! ❂ 2022

BYSTANDER INTERVENTION TRAINING

Interactive training featuring Hollaback!’s 5D’s of bystander intervention methodology, the “spectrum of disrespect," the five strategies for intervention: distract, delegate, document, delay, and direct; and how to prioritize safety while intervening.

John Hopkins University ❂ 2022

COVID-19 CONTACT TRACING CERTIFICATION

This training by Johns Hopkins University covers the science of SARS-CoV-2; why/how contact tracing can be such an effective public health intervention; how contact tracing is done, including how to build rapport with cases, identify their contacts, and support both cases and their contacts to stop transmission in their communities; important ethical considerations around contact tracing, isolation, and quarantine; and some of the most common barriers to contact tracing efforts -- along with strategies to overcome them.

John Hopkins University ❂ 2022

COVID-19 VACCINE AMBASSADOR TRAINING

This training course prepares community members to be Vaccine Ambassadors and promote vaccine acceptance in their communities.

 

EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles
MFA, PRODUCING FOR FILM & TELEVISION

Wake Forest University
BA, COMMUNICATION
Critical Film Studies