One of Forbes’ 30 Under 30, Alex Schmider is a filmmaker and the Associate Director of Transgender Representation at GLAAD, the nation’s leading LGBTQ media advocacy organization. At GLAAD, he advises media-entertainment entities on how best to approach LGB and, specifically, transgender storytelling. He is also producer of 2019 Tribeca Film Festival feature documentary selection Changing the Game (2019), which has earned critical acclaim and accolades across the country, including Audience Awards at San Francisco's Frameline Film Festival and Los Angeles' Outfest Film Festival. He is the associate producer on the feature documentary Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in January 2020. Among his appearances, he has spoken on panels for the ACLU, Good Pitch, Google, HBO, Instagram, Outfest, SXSW, Toronto International Film Festival, Tinder, Tumblr, and Viacom.