Alix Blair

Alix is an award-winning documentary maker, both in film and audio. She has worked 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 was selected for two SFFILM FilmHouse residencies and the 2022 Film Independent Documentary Lab for UNTITLED HELEN PROJECT. Her first feature film FARMER/VETERAN won numerous festival awards, was an ITVS recipient and IFP (Gotham) Documentary Feature Lab recipient and premiered on Independent Lens. Alix has a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management from the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University with a focus in Human Rights and Conservation. 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.