Filmmakers

 

SASHA ALPERT | PRODUCER

Sasha Alpert is both Executive Vice President of Bunim/Murray Productions as well as of the documentary division, BMP Films, which she founded in 2006. Her most recent film is VALENTINE ROAD which premiered in competition at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013 and went on to air on HBO in October 2013 and was nominated for two Emmy Awards. BMP’s first film, AUTISM: THE MUSICAL, won two prime time Emmys including Best Non-Fiction Special and previously garnered numerous festival awards. The film premiered on HBO in March, 2008. She also produced SHADOW BILLIONAIRE; the story of DHL founder and tycoon Larry Hillblom who disappeared mysteriously in a small plane crash leaving his unacknowledged children to fight for a share of his vast fortune.

 

Additionally, Alpert produced FOREVER HOLLYWOOD a film about the history of Hollywood which has been playing continuously at the American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles for 13 years. Alpert also wrote, directed and produced a documentary on the Western Film as part of the PBS series The American Cinema. She has also produced numerous documentaries and specials for PBS, including films on Film Noir, poets Sylvia Plath and TS Eliot and on Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky. Additionally, she has produced specials for CBS, MTV, TBS and The Disney Channel.