Laura Nix’s latest film, INVENTING TOMORROW, follows young scientists from Indonesia, Hawaii, India and Mexico as they tackle some of the most complex environmental issues facing humanity today. Framed against the backdrop of the severe environmental threats we now face, we immerse the audience in a global view of the planetary crisis, through the eyes of the generation that will be affected by it most. Laura was nominated for an Academy Award for her short film WALK RUN CHA-CHA, streaming on New York Times Op-Docs. She is a Chicken and Egg Breakthrough Filmmaker Award winner in 2018, and was awarded the Sundance Institute/Discovery Impact Fellowship in 2017. She previously directed THE YES MEN ARE REVOLTING, (Toronto Film Festival 2014, Berlinale 2015), which was theatrically released and broadcast in the US and abroad. Her film THE LIGHT IN HER EYES (IDFA 2011) was broadcast on the PBS series POV, and toured the world as part of Sundance's Film Forward program. Other feature directing credits include her comedic melodrama THE POLITICS OF FUR, which played in over 70 festivals internationally and won multiple awards including the Grand Jury Prize at Outfest. Her films have been favorably reviewed in publications such as the New York Times, Variety, Indiewire and Time Out London. Nix has broadcast her work through various outlets including New York Times Op-Docs, and on television via Al Jazeera Arabic, PBS, HBO, Arte, ZDF, VPRO, CBC, NHK, Canal+, and IFC. She is currently is a film expert for the U.S. State Department’s American Film Showcase, as well as a member of the Academy of the Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.