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Alex Schmider

Director, Transgender Representation


Alex Schmider is an Emmy®, Peabody, and Critics Choice Award recognized film producer and the Director of Transgender Representation at GLAAD where he advises media and entertainment industry leaders, and consults with production companies, editorial teams, brands, and corporations on how best to approach transgender and nonbinary characters, storylines, marketing, social impact campaigns, and broader gender inclusion across digital platforms. His producing credits include Chasing Chasing Amy (Tribeca 2023), Changing the Game (Hulu), Disclosure (Netflix), Framing Agnes (Kino Lorber), and Stay on Board: The Leo Baker Story (Netflix). A member of the Producers Guild of America and the Television Academy, he is also a Board Member of the 19th Newsroom and on the Advisory Committee for the Ad Council.

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