Alix Blair
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Alix is an award-winning documentary maker, both in film and audio, and has been working in nonfiction storytelling for over a decade. Her second feature HELEN AND THE BEAR is premiering in April 2024 at Hot Docs. She co-founded the Bay Area-based Collective of Documentary Women Cinematographers and runs the series Documentary Happy Hour.

She has a Masters in Environmental Management from the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. Alix is certified in Ecological Horticulture from the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems at UC Santa Cruz and, for a time, worked on small-scale organic farms. She has a certificate in Climate Change and Health through the Yale School of Public Health. Alix is currently a PhD student in the Energy + Resources Group at UC Berkeley, in the Climate Futures Lab and the Critical Ruralities Lab.

Alix is also a trauma-informed yoga teacher and lectures on the impacts of vicarious trauma in documentary making.