Seek discomfort, get out of your comfort zone, and take opportunities you get. Don’t stop striving for your dreams. Attend networking events! Find a film gig through Facebook, NYCWF, NYWIFT, or through your colleagues. Start working as a Set PA and work your way up! It’s all about hustling and getting your foot in the… Read More What advice do you have for other women in the industry?
After graduating from Hollins University in 2017, I had a successful film festival run with my dark comedy short film, “Attachment.” In addition, I’ve worked as a freelancer for various film crew positions such as sound operator, producer, AD, 2nd AC, and a Set PA. During the pandemic, I am remotely judging six film festivals,… Read More What is a successful moment in your career so far?
My biggest concern is films being produced as sequels or remakes. There are not enough personal stories out there in the mainstream media. Additionally, my fears in the film industry are for all who are suffering through Covid-19. I’m hoping there will be better job opportunities during this time.
When I got accepted to Hollins University, I knew I would enjoy my time learning more about film theory, visual storytelling, and screenwriting. Back in high school, I mainly focused on video production and photoshop. I’m a native New Yorker living on Long Island, and growing up, I watched classic cinemas directed by men (Scorsese,… Read More What’s a defining moment in your life?
I decided to work in the film industry to create more personal and authentic stories. In addition, I want to pursue my craft by creating visual storytelling to make a difference and working with filmmakers who are passionate about film as much as I am.
Next for me would be that I am still working on a project that can’t say too much about and I am getting back into editing as I am now a certified editor but I am open for more opportunities. If anyone would like to reach out to me they can through my Instagram @alexisnoelle47,… Read More @alexisnoelle47: What are you working on next? In addition, if people want to find out more about you, where can they find you on social media?
Haha! Yes, as a little girl I started collecting Holiday Barbie Dolls. Some may say that’s childish but they have now become treasured pieces because my mom spent a lot of time trying find them, so when I look at them it reminds me of my mother. I also just started collecting vinyls. I love… Read More @alexisnoelle47: What, if anything, do you collect?
Confidence is key and to Speak Up! You have to have the confidence to speak up for yourself. There has been times where I did not advocate for myself and did not end up with the outcome I intended to get. When I say Confidence is key, I mean it. When you walk into a room,… Read More @alexisnoelle47: What advice do you have for other women in the industry?
A successful moment so far would have to be this chapter of my life. I feel like I have experienced the most wins in this era of life because I decided that at the end of 2020 that there would be changes I had to make to fully step into myself and allow myself to… Read More @alexisnoelle47: What is a successful moment in your career so far?
My biggest concern would probably be to make sure that I stay authentic and real to not only myself but to those who are around me and to those who are going to watch content that I’m apart of. I think it’s easy to lose yourself in this industry when you have all these society… Read More @alexisnoelle47: What is your biggest concern with the future?