Alex Saks is the principal of Page Fifty-Four Pictures, a filmmaker-driven independent production company created in 2018 which produces and finances feature-length films. She is currently in production on POMS written and directed by Zara Hayes, starring Diane Keaton and Jackie Weaver. She is also prepping Julie Taymor’s adaption of The Glorias based on Gloria Steinem’s best-selling memoir “My Life on the Road” starring Julianne Moore.
Ms. Saks was formerly the CEO of June Pictures and produced its slate of features. Her film, The Florida Project, made its world premiere at Cannes last year to unanimous critical acclaim and was acquired by A24. Written and directed by Sean Baker and starring Willem Dafoe, the film earned honors and wins from AFI, the National Board of Review, the Critics Choice Awards, and over 40 critics groups nationwide. The Florida Project also garnered nominations for the Golden Globes, BAFTA Awards, Spirit Awards, Gotham Awards, the SAG-AFTRA Awards, and the Academy Awards.
In 2017, Variety honored Ms. Saks among its annual “10 Producers to Watch” and was highlighted by The Hollywood Reporter on its “Next Gen: Hollywood’s Up-and-Coming Execs 35 and Under” list. Ms. Saks was recently singled out by Town & Country Magazine as one of its 2018 “50 Modern Swans.”