Alix is an ambitious film producer based in Auckland, New Zealand. Since she founded Candlelit Pictures in 2010, Alix has focused on producing short films, which are currently making their way to prestigious film festivals in USA, Canada and New Zealand.
Her short films Andy and Cheap Tuesday screened last year to North American audiences at the Branford Film Festival and Portland-Maine Film Festival, however Alix has found the most success with Runaways, which was handpicked from hundreds of films to play in competition at the prestigious AFI fest in Hollywood in November 2012.
In her own country, New Zealand, Alix’s film We Talk About Loss could be seen at The New Zealand International Film Festival 2011, and Andy at the annual Show Me Shorts Festival 2012.
Name: Alix Whittaker
Lives in: Auckland, New Zealand