Alex is an Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker for film and television. She is currently directing a project for HBO entitled God Save Texas (Jigsaw Productions). Her episode of The Playbook (SpringHill), a new show for Netflix aired this Fall, and over the past two years Alex also had the privilege to show run a six-part, docu-series for FX called Pride, which chronicles the American LGBTQ+ Civil Rights movement.
Other recent credits include Hello Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea (Netflix/Conde Nast) and Shut Up & Dribble (Showtime/SpringHill). Stapleton made her directorial debut with the critically acclaimed film, Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (A&E), starring Jack Nicholson, Martin Scorsese and Ron Howard and competed at top festivals like Cannes, the New York Film Festival and Sundance.
NAACP Award Nominee, Shut Up and Dribble (Showtime/Springhill Entertainment), 2019
Emmy Award Winner, SoCal Connected (PBS/KCET), 2017
Camera d’Or Award Nominee, Corman’s World (A&E), 2012