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Award winning LA based filmmaker, Alyse Kane Riley co-founded the independent film production company NINE X THREE FILMS [nine-by-three] in 2016. Since, she has directed and produced upwards of 60 projects spanning in television, film, commercial and music video, while writing and developing a series ("MEADOW" 2023).

AKR was recently nominated as "Top Emerging Filmmaker" by Lonely Wolf International Film Festival. Her directorial credits include: REVLON, STAR WARS, LUCASFILM LTD., HYPEBEAST, MTV, BET, VEVO, REVOLT + more, holding a well-versed understanding of production from all aspects.

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Best American Film (2022)

 Los Angeles Cinematography Awards for

"Come As You Are"

Best Actor & Director Awards (2021)


Best Shorts Competition

Film Short "Come As You Are" (2021), Direction "Come As You Are" (2021), Best TV Pilot "Ugly" (2021)


Independent Short Awards

Best Drama Short "Come As You Are" (2021), Best Director "Come As You Are" (2021)

Lonely Wolf: London International Film Festival Top Emerging Filmmaker Nominee (2021)

Next Generation of Filmmakers Nominee (2018)

Coverfly REDLIST TOP 4% for MEADOW

She has lectured at The Next Generation of Filmmakers panel at Paramount Studios, hosted by FilmTools and LaCie, as well as for the University of North Texas and the University of Miami film programs.

Her most recent film, Come As You Are, a short biopic on Nirvana front-man Kurt Cobain, centers on mental health and addiction and is a 12x award winner in the film festival circuit (2021-22).


Alyse has recently signed on to direct the psychological horror film "LIMINALITY" written by Robb Edward Morris. (2023)

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