Alanah is a New York based screenwriter, filmmaker , performer and producer. While studying Communication Arts and Philosophy at Marymount Manhattan College, she dug into the Media Library's Criterion Collection films, and was influenced by David Lynch, David Cronenberg, Steve McQueen, and Luis Bunuel,. She became drawn to the idea of hidden worlds that lie just below the surface of society, and ourselves. After producing films for The New Agenda Foundation, Biorev, and filmmaker Chiahao Chou, she decided to make her own film. Mutiny, a proof-of-concept thriller on duality, follows a young reporter investigating virus that spreads through the use of social media. She was nominated for Best Writing for a Short at the Nightmares Film Festival, and won an Acting Award at the Northern Frights Film Festival. The film is currently distributed by ShortsTV and World of Death. Bloody Disgusting called the film "taut, terrifying and prophetic."
Alanah wants to create wok that challenges our perceptions of normal and explores the hidden side of our selves. She is currently developing 3 features- including the feature length version of Mutiny-, and is actively looking for projects she resonates with to support.