One of Forbes 30 Under 30 for Media, Alex Schmider is an Emmy®, Peabody, and Critics Choice Award nominated 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 how best to approach LGBTQ and, specifically, transgender characters, storylines, marketing, social impact campaigns, and gender inclusion on digital platforms. He is known for his work architecting dating app features and gender improved product updates for tech and content companies.
His producing credits include Changing the Game (Hulu 2021), Disclosure (Netflix 2020), Framing Agnes (Kino Lorber 2022), The Leo Baker Story (Netflix 2022) and upcoming Chasing Chasing Amy (TBA).
Named one of them's 2021 Now List, honoring LGBTQ+ visionaries, and among The Hollywood Reporter's preeminent agents of change for entertainment industry DEI, he currently sits on the Advisory Committee for the Ad Council and is an active member of the Producers Guild of America and the Television Academy.
He is a proud UCLA Anderson Business School dropout.