Alexandra (Alle) Hsu was born and raised in Orange County, CA. She is currently an MFA Candidate '15 at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Asia. Prior to Tisch, Alle earned her Bachelor of Arts from Scripps College of the Claremont Colleges, double majoring in Media Studies (Film) and Asian Studies. Her thesis documentary for her undergraduate degree was entitled, "Women: Cultural Revolution to Capitalist Revolution" and receved the Payton Watkins '09 Media Studies Award and also the Pomona College
Museum of Art, "China Insights" Exhibit Grant in 2011. Alle is currently developing her thesis film, POP!, a mother- daughter dramedy, about a mid-30s Chinese American woman who is suffering from adult acne.