Los Angeles, CA, USA
Alia Tompkins is a writer/director based in Los Angeles, CA. She grew up overseas in Doha, Qatar and has found that her experience living as an expat profoundly shaped her perspective and desire to tell stories. She earned her BFA in Film & Television Production at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, during which she spent a year as an intern at A24 and concluded her program volunteering at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Her most recent short film THE AUCTION has been recognized by the CA Women's Museum, Amazon All Voices Film Festival, New Filmmakers LA and more. She currently assists the writers on Lulu Wang's upcoming new series EXPATRIATES.