Founder / Executive Director
Pronouns: she / her / hers
Pronunciation: lek-see chu / hoo-eh jee-ing
What I Do: Community Development and Care, External Relations and Partnerships
What I Am: A proud first-generation queer American Singaporean 🇸🇬
Lexie Chu is one of the four founders and current President of Asians in Animation. She currently works at Skydance in Animation Development.
Coming from a multi-disciplinary background in international film distribution, marketing, and production, Lexie graduated from USC School of Cinematic Arts Film and Television Production Program. After producing for live-action and working on Crazy Rich Asians, she started her animation career in international brand strategy and marketing for ZAG Entertainment and Method Studios’s Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir.
Prior to Skydance, Lexie worked at Cartoon Network Studios on The Powerpuff Girls (2016) and Tig ‘n’ Seek, Minions: Rise of Gru and several features at Illumination (NBC Universal), and in Animated Film Development at Netflix, supporting creator-driven feature films with adventurous takes on animation.
Lexie is also the proud founder and first community captain for the Asians@ Netflix Animation employee group.
Having grown up in Texas, Switzerland, and Singapore, her work focuses on building and supporting global storytelling.
In her spare time, she loves helping new archers get started and advance in one of the coolest ancient sports as a USA Archery certified instructor.
She splits her time among Singapore, Dallas, Los Angeles, and her local archery range.
If AIA can ever be of help, don’t hesitate to reach out!