Alexander Zahn is a Manager on the Netflix Original Independent Films team. Prior to joining Netflix, Zahn served as VP of Acquisitions & Productions at Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA). At SPWA, Zahn was involved in the acquisition and production of countless films including HER, ARRIVAL, DON'T BREATH, DOPE, MARSHALL and SEARCHING. Among Zahn's priorities has been championing projects from diverse filmmakers, and especially Latinx stories. He has worked on US LatinX narratives including the MACRO -produced BLAST BEAT, a coming-of-age drama written and directed by Esteban Arango, which debuted at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival — and also I CARRY YOU WITH ME, directed by Heidi Ewing, which won the Sundance 2020 NEXT Audience Award and the NEXT Innovator Award.