ALISON REID – DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/WRITER
ALISON REID is an award-winning director who began her career as a stunt coordinator and second unit director. She formed Free Spirit Films to produce projects diverse in genre but similar in their exploration of the human spirit. Reid’s television directing credits include four episodes of HUDSON & REX as well as SAVING HOPE, HEARTLAND, and MURDOCH MYSTERIES. Her Second unit directing credits include THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY (Netflix). Reid’s first feature length comedy, THE BABY FORMULA, had a worldwide film festival run, sold internationally, won the Audience Award at the 2009 Inside Out LGBT Film Festival, Best LGBT Film at the 2009 Nashville Film Festival and was nominated for the Golden Zenith Award at the 2009 Montreal World Film Festival. Reid is a director alumnus of Creative Women’s Workshops’ Women in the Director’s Chair Program and a producer alumnus of the Canadian Film Centre. She received the 2007 Crystal Award for Emerging Director from DGC/WIFT.