Alexandra Byer

Producer, Co-Founder @ Rathaus Films LLC
Saturday 5/16 - Materials Due by 9:00am PT

Sold Out - Waitlist Available

About Your Host

Alexandra Byer is a producer and co-founder of RATHAUS, a production company based in Brooklyn, NY. She most recently produced Tim Sutton’s fifth feature FUNNY FACE (Berlinale International Film Festival 2020) and Cedric Cheung-Lau’s debut feature THE MOUNTAINS ARE A DREAM THAT CALL TO ME (Sundance Film Festival 2020). Byer was nominated for the John Cassavetes Award at the 2020 Independent Spirit Awards for Tom Quinn’s COLEWELL (Gravitas Ventures). She also produced Diana Peralta’s DE LO MIO (HBO Latino), Matt Porterfield’s SOLLERS POINT (Oscilloscope Laboratories), and Tim Sutton’s DARK NIGHT (Sundance Film Festival 2016; Arbelos Films). DARK NIGHT won the Lanterna Magica Prize at the 2016 Venice Film Festival where the movie had its international premiere. Byer also participated in the 2016 Cannes Producer’s Workshop as well as the 2015 Berlinale Talents lab. She co-produced Sutton's MEMPHIS, which was showcased at the 2013 Venice Film Festival with the support of the Biennale-College of Cinema and Gucci, distributed by Kino Lorber, and also screened at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Byer co-produced STAND CLEAR OF THE CLOSING DOORS (dir. Sam Fleischner), which won the Special Jury Mention at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival and was also distributed by Oscilloscope Laboratories. Byer has produced many short films and frequently works in production on commercials and music videos. She previously worked as a program coordinator at the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP). Byer graduated from the Film & Media Studies Program at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.


  • Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation email that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email you will find a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to instructions on how to submit your script via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 9:00am PT on the day of the session.
  • During the session, the exec will read as many of your opening pages as they can get through in 8 minutes.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pages via email within 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hrs. prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this deadline will be ineligible for refunds.


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Specializes in:

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • Budgets to $20MM

  • Books
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Documentary Adaptations
  • Dystopian
  • Female-Driven
  • Historical
  • Period Pieces
  • Political
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Road Trip
  • Romance
  • Socially Relevant
  • Sports
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Westerns
  • Writers Over 40
  • Writers Outside LA

Specifically not interested in:

High budget or indie features, cable dramas, or "dramedies".


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