Alex is a feature film, television and commercial director & producer. She made her directorial debut with the critically acclaimed film, Corman’s World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel, a feature-length documentary about legendary filmmaker Roger Corman which stars Jack Nicholson, Martin Scorsese and Ron Howard. The film competed at top festivals like Cannes, New York Film Festival and Sundance. She has directed award winning web campaigns for Rolex, Diet Dr. Pepper, The Olympics, Chime for Change, Elle.com, Glamour, Popular Mechanics and Cosmo.com.
Alex’s documentary style easily translated to the world of reality and docu-series television, directing and producing hit shows like The Case Of: JonBenet Ramsey (CBS), Storage Wars, Barry’d Treasure (A&E) and Big Fish Texas (Nat Geo). Stapleton also directed, produced and was a correspondent on a series about progress and advances in developing countries called Take Part World (Pivot), which was funded by the Gates Foundation. For this work she was nominated for a Webby Award and a Social Media Impact Award. Based in Los Angeles, Alex is also a correspondent on SoCal Connected (KCET/LINK). She’s currently in development with CNN on a six part docu-series titled, Chasing A Dream.