Alison Reid is currently on the film festival circuit with “Succubus”, a short film she directed, co-wrote and co-produced.
After a childhood spent mainly on horseback, Alison’s adult life has been largely comprised of falling from buildings, crashing cars, getting shot, and running around on fire. Reid is recognized as a veteran stunt coordinator and stunt performer. Her credits include “Saw II”, “Saw III”, “The Dark Hours”, “How She Move”, “eXistenZ” and “Blues Brothers 2000” Her most recent second unit directing credit is Showtime’s “DC 911: Time of Crisis”. (more complete list on IMDB)
Reid’s professional development includes being one of six women chosen to participate in the ‘Women in the Director’s Chair Workshop’ at Banff Centre for the Arts, and participating in ‘The Producers Workshop’ at the Canadian Film Centre. She has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Radio and Television from Ryerson Polytechnic University, and received a CTV Fellowship to attend the Banff 2001 Television Festival. In the summer of 2006 she was invited to take part in into the NBC Universal Development Incubator with the action script, “Blackout”.
Alison has several other projects in development including the action/drama series, "Hard Knocks" and the black comedy/thriller, "Sissiboo". She is currently stunt coordinating television series “The Best Years”.