Alex Schmider

Alex Schmider is an acclaimed film producer and the Director of Transgender Representation at GLAAD, the nation’s leading LGBTQ media advocacy organization. In his work, he advises media and entertainment industry leaders, and consults with production companies, editorial teams, brands, and corporations on LGBTQ and, specifically, transgender inclusion, characters, and storylines. His producing credits include CHANGING THE GAME (Tribeca 2019, Hulu), DISCLOSURE (Sundance 2020, Netflix), FRAMING AGNES (Sundance 2022, Kino Lorber), STAY ON BOARD: THE LEO BAKER STORY (Netflix 2022) and CHASING CHASING AMY (Tribeca 2023). His work has been recognized by the Television Academy, the Peabody Awards, and the Critics’ Choice Awards. He is an active member of the Producers Guild of America, the Documentary Producers Alliance, and the Television Academy, and is a former Forbes 30 Under 30 list maker. He remains on the list, but is gleefully no longer under 30.