Alex Stapleton is an Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker and television director. Currently, she is directing a project for HBO that will air later this year. The project, God Save Texas, documents how the oil industry has devastated historically black communities in her hometown of Houston, Texas. Alex is also completing a biography about baseball legend Reggie Jackson to be released in 2023. In 2021, she was nominated as showrunner and executive producer for both a GLAAD and Gotham award for Pride (FX). The six-part docu-series chronicles the American LGBTQ+ Civil Rights movement dating back to the 1950’s. Her other credits include Hello Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea (Netflix) and Shut Up & Dribble (Showtime), and The Playbook (Netflix). 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, competing at top festivals including Cannes, the New York Film Festival and Sundance.
In 2021 Stapleton’s production company, House of Non-Fiction, entered into an overall deal with Industrial Media which has recently been acquired by Sony TV.