Student of the Month - October 2018 (Hadassah Nix)
Hadassah Nix is a sixteen year old aspiring filmmaker from Rampart High School in Colorado Springs, CO. Her original documentary film "LABELED" has been selected to be screened at the All American High School Film Festival (AAHSFF) in New York City. "The All-American High School Film Festival (AAHSFF) is the premier destination for talented high school filmmakers and media arts enthusiasts from around the world." Their mission is to, "Provide immersive education with a profound impact, connecting the filmmakers of the future with the rewards, respect and recognition they deserve."
Each year, at the AMC theater in Time Square, they present the world's largest high school film festival. They offer a grand stage for the next generation of talented filmmakers where they can: screen their amazing creations, learn from top industry professional, connect with the latest technology, explore myriad higher education opportunities, receive scholarships and technology prizes, and perhaps most importantly, create a community of shared passions and lifelong relationships.
In the past year, Hadassah has had various opportunities to utilize her God given talents. She made her first short film, "Labeled" in June 2017 with the Youth Documentary Academy. On November 11, 2017, her film screened at the Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In July 2018, Hadassah was 1 of 21 girls selected out of 1300, to participate, in the AT&T Hello Sunshine Filmmaker Lab. Hello Sunshine is Reese Witherspoon's Production Company.
Hadassah is interested in attending NYU as well as a few other film schools in the New York area. Who knew her film would be the reason for her first opportunity to see New York.
Watch this 90 second video to learn a little more about Hadassah and her passion for film.
Congratulations Hadassah for being the AAYLC's Student of the Month and all that you have achieved! Great things are on the horizon!