ALIX TAYLOR is a film producer living in Venice, CA with her daughter Daisy. She was born and raised in Los Angeles in the film business growing up on sets with her father Jud Taylor, who was an award winning television director.
Prior to producing, Alix was a VP of Development for director Wes Craven, producer Doug Wick and at Universal Studios. Her on set experience began working as an assistant for Mike Nichols (Primary Colors with John Travolta & Emma Thompson) and Ulu Grosbard (The Deep End of the Ocean with Michelle Pfeiffer) respectively.
For four years, Alix was the Executive Director of the The International Film Workshops in Rockport, Maine.
Most recently she has produced several films for Blumhouse: SOLO (a thriller set on an island shot this past summer in Malaysia), Amityville: The Awakening for Blumhouse and Dimension Films due out in January 2017 and a faith based movie, The Resurrection of Gavin Stone also set to open in January 2017. Last summer she made her first Western, In a Valley of Violence starring Ethan Hawke and John Travolta directed by Ti West which was released nationally October 2016 and premiered at SXSW in Austin, Texas in March 2016 to rave reviews. Her credits also include the #1 2013 Horror movie Maniac starring Elijah Wood, which was chosen for the Cannes Film Festival in 2012. With French horror director Alex Aja, she produced Piranha 3D (83M worldwide) and The Hills Have Eyes (69M worldwide). She has made four other movies with director Franck Khalfoun, P2, i-LIVED, Maniac, Solo and the latest Amityville film. She produced Feast for Wes Craven/Project Greenlight and Hell Ride (a Quentin Tarantino biker movie with Dennis Hopper & David Carradine & Michael Madsen) for Dimension Films.
This past summer Alix taught a filmmaking workshop at MAINE MEDIA WORKSHOPS in Rockport, Maine and then was a Visting Artist at the Ringling College of Design & Art in Sarasota, Florida in September.
She is also a member of the Producer's Guild of America and is on the Advisory Board of the Overlook Film Festival taking place in April 2017 at Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood, Oregon.