Alex is an Emmy award-winning documentary showrunner and director for film and television. She is currently directing a project for HBO entitled God Save Texas (Jigsaw Productions). She’s also in pre-production on a new docu-series based on the book, How Music Got Free, for Apple. This will be her third documentary project produced by LeBron James and SpringHill Entertainment. Her episode of The Playbook (SpringHill), a new show for Netflix premiered this Fall and over the past two years she’s had the privilege to showrun a six-part, docu-series for FX called Pride, which chronicles the American LGBTQ+ Civil Rights movement. She's also in pre-production on a new four part series about race and the criminal justice system with HBO that will be produced by IPC & Blumhouse Productions.
Other recent credits include Hello Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea (Netflix/CondeNast) and Shut Up & Dribble (Showtime/SpringHill). Stapleton made her directorial debut with the critically acclaimed film, Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (A&E), starring Jack Nicholson, Martin Scorsese and Ron Howard and competed at top festivals like Cannes, the New York Film Festival and Sundance. Past producing credits also include The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey (CBS) Big Fish Texas (Nat Geo) and TakePart World (Participant Media).