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Beth Aala⠀is a Filipina-American documentary filmmaker. She has won three Emmy awards and a Peabody Award for her documentary work at HBO. She recently directed and produced feature documentary, _Made in Boise _which premiered at AFI Docs in June 2019 and was the season opener for PBS' 2019-2020 award winning Independent Lens series. _Made in Boise _has recently been nominated for the 2020 News and Documentary Emmys.
Other film credits include, _Rancher Farmer, Fisherman _which she co-directed and produced and premiered at Sundance in 2017, and _Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon _(A&E IndieFilms) which she directed and produced with comedian Mike Myers. It was nominated for the 2015 News and Documentary Emmy Awards and won the Hollywood Film Award for Best Documentary.
Prior to working in documentary film Beth was a producer at MTV working on various shows including Total Request Live, "MTV Sports and Music Festival" & the annual "Video Music Awards," working with big musical acts such as Beyoncé, Missy Elliott, Dave Grohl, Jay Z, Alicia Keys, Outkast, Trent Reznor, Justin Timberlake & U2. She also directed & produced one of the premiere episodes of News & Doc hit series, Made.
Beth’s documentary work has been supported by the International Documentary Association, Chicken and Egg, and IFP. She is an honored recipient of the NYSCA Artist Grant and is a Wyncote Fellow.