Alesia Toyoko Glidewell is a film, commercial and new media series director. She is Japanese-Brazilian American and spent parts of her youth as an expat in the Middle East and Latin America. She’s developed, series-directed and pilot-directed dozens of original branded series for Studio71 and the Latino media company Mitu. This includes brands such as Major League Baseball, Estée Lauder Corp and Honda. This also includes several unscripted, competition style formats in both Spanish and English.
Alesia developed non-branded new media series and films for Sony Music’s Astronauts Wanted and spearheaded the 2016 Streamy best feature documentary “A Trip to Unicorn Island” about the life of Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh. Alesia’s first feature, an ensemble music based drama, “Look at Me” is available on Amazon Prime.
Alesia is also an entrepreneur and Co-Founded the 3D printed action figure company “You Kick Ass,” appearing on Shark Tank in 2015. Her greatest passions outside of film and storytelling are science fiction, advances in personal development, psychology & health, world travel and backpacking.www.aglidewell.com