Director, Industry & Festival Outreach
Alece has dedicated her career to helping emerging independent filmmakers through her work in marketing, social media, partnerships, distribution, and strategy at Film at Lincoln Center, BAMcinématek, Rooftop Films, Athena Film Festival, Fandor, GoDigital, Inc., and Good Deed Entertainment. Her focus is educating filmmakers about digital distribution practices and navigating a difficult yet rewarding film industry. She currently works in this capacity as the Director of Industry and Festival Outreach at Columbia University’s Film Program, where she is an esteemed alumna and serves on the Board of Directors for the Columbia Alumni Association. She is also a proud HBCU graduate of Winston-Salem State University and is committed to serving the Black community through her board position at the Black Film Space. Alece is originally from Durham, NC and has lived in Los Angeles and San Francisco, and is glad to call New York City home again.