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Alexis Krasilovsky

Alexis Krasilovsky
Professor, Screenwriting Option
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Biography

Alexis Krasilovsky specializes in screenwriting and film studies. 

Professor
MFA in Film/Video, California Institute of the Arts

Author of Great Adaptations: Screenwriting and Global Storytelling (Routledge: NY/London 2017), Alexis Krasilovsky is also the writer/director of two global documentary features: Women Behind the Camera (2007), winner of four Best Documentary Feature awards (www.womenbehindthecamera.com); and Let Them Eat Cake, winner, "Best Documentary Feature," 2015 Paris Independent Film Festival (www.LetThemEatCakeFilm.com).  Krasilovsky's films and videos also include End of the Art World, starring Andy Warhol; Exile, filmed in Czechoslovakia before the fall of the Iron Curtain -- aired nationally on PBS; Beale StreetSome Women Writers Kill Themselves; and Blood (see http://alexiskrasilovsky.com).  A member of the WGAW, she is also co-author of the book, Shooting Women: Behind the Camera, Around the World (Intellect Press: London, October 2015), contributor to Jill Nelmes' and Jule Selbo's Women Screenwriters: An International Guide (Palgrave-Macmillan, September 2015), and author of Sex and the Cyborg Goddess (published under the pseudonym Alexis Rafael), winner of the Irwin Award for "Best #MeToo Novel of the Year."   

Alexis Krasilovsky was born in Alaska, raised in New York, and educated at Yale University and California Institute of the Arts. She lives in Los Angeles.