One of Forbes’ 30 Under 30, Alex Schmider is an award-winning filmmaker and the Associate Director of Transgender Representation at GLAAD, the nation’s leading LGBTQ media advocacy organization. At GLAAD, he advises media and entertainment leaders, brands, and companies on how best to approach LGB and, specifically, transgender characters, storylines, campaigns, and representation. He is the producer of 2019 Tribeca Film Festival feature documentary selection Changing the Game (2019), which earned critical acclaim and accolades across the country, including Audience Awards and Grand Jury Prizes at premiere film festivals. Disclosure (2020), which he produced and premiered at Sundance Film Festival, is now available globally as a Netflix Original Documentary. He runs the social media strategy and accounts for both films. Among his appearances, he has spoken on panels for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the ACLU, ESPN, FOX, Freeform, Good Pitch, Google, HBO, Instagram, Mastercard, National Association of Media Literacy Education, Outfest, P&G, TIFF, Tinder, Tumblr, and Viacom.