Alexie Basil - 2017 Richie Jackson Fellow
BFA, Film & Television Production, 2016
Alexie Basil graduated last May from NYU Tisch with a BFA in Film & Television Production and a double major in History. A Kentucky native, she is a writer of children’s media with a passion for animated films. While in undergrad, her writing gained recognition through the Oliver Stone Screenwriting Award, the Willard T. C. Johnson Fellowship, and UGFTV SCRIPTS (the “NYU Blacklist”). Her ultimate dream is to write stories for kids that are so fun they don’t realize they’re learning something. She is currently a copywriter in at children’s publishing house and lives with her fiancé, Carl, and puppy, Bucky, in New York City.