Alison Reid’s critically acclaimed feature documentary The Woman Who Loves Giraffes (Crave, Zeitgeist Films, Kino Lorber), won multiple Best Film and Audience Awards and had a robust theatrical release in the USA and Canada. Positive reviews from The New York Times, Washington Post, LA Times, Variety and The Wrap contributed to its 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Her award-winning debut feature film, The Baby Formula (E-One, Warner Brothers Digital) screened at over 50 film festivals world wide and was chosen to be opening night or closing night film many times including at the Mannheim-Heidleberg International Film Festival.
Reid’s television directing credits include Hudson & Rex, Good Withch, Saving Hope, Heartland, and Murdoch Mysteries. Her second unit directing credits include The Umbrella Academy (Netflix).
Reid has an extensive background as a stunt coordinator and stunt performer. She is an alumna of Women In the Directors Chair program and a producer alumna of the Canadian Film Centre.
Awards & Nominations
The Woman Who Loves Giraffes (feature doc)
2020 New York Wild Film Festival, Winner Trailblazer Award
2019 Global Science Film Festival Zurich, Winner, Best Feature Film
2019 Sonoma International Film Festival, Winner, Best Feature Documentary
2019 Sonoma International Film Festival, Winner, Audience Award (Documentary)
2019 Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, Winner, Audience Award
2019 Seattle International Film Festival, Best of the Festival selection
2019 International Science Film Festival Nijmegen, Nominated Best Film
The Baby Formula (feature comedy)
2008 Whistler International Film Film Festival, Nominated Borsos Competition
2009 Inside Out LGBT Film Festival,Winner Audience Award
2009 Inside Out LGBT Film Festival,Winner Best Performance
2009 Nashville Film Festival, Winner, Best LGBT Film
2009 Monaco Charity Film Festival, Winner, Best Feature
2009 Montreal World Film Festival, Nominated Golden Zenith Award
2009 Just For Laughs Film Festival, Honorable Mention, Christopher Wetzel Award for Independent Comedy
2010 International GLFF of Bilbao, Winner, Best Female Performance
2007 Crystal Award DGC, Winner, Best Emerging Director