Alexandra Rivera is a writer/producer who has worked in TV, indie film, and advertising. She is the Executive Producer of Logo TV's "Bob the Drag Queen: Suspiciously Large Woman", which is also available on ReVry, iTunes, and Amazon. She has worked for The History Channel, Complex, National Geographic, NBC, Vh1, Viceland, and Showtime. Her film work has been seen at Cleveland Film Festival and Outfest.
Alexandra is a native of the Washington, DC area and has a BFA from Ithaca College. In her spare time, she can be found telling people about the New York Health Act. You can learn more about it here: http://www.nyhcampaign.org/
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A Q&A WITH FILMSHOP BREAKTHROUGH SERIES 2017 FEATURED ARTIST Alexandra rivera...
What was the inspiration for your project?
The inspiration came from an article I read about Megan Ellison. I realized if I got that much money, I would probably get into politics rather than film.
How did the Filmshop community contribute to its development?
Filmshop has given me great feedback over the years, and also provided me with connections so that this could get read by various production companies that I wouldn't have had access to otherwise.
What would the New York Times say about your project?
Ross Douthat would call it "problematic."
Hoping to eventually find a home for it with some development department.
Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know.
I was almost expelled from high school on the third day of Freshman year.