Laura Nix is a director, writer and producer working in nonfiction and fiction. Her feature documentary, Inventing Tomorrow, premiered in competition at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. She is a Chicken & Egg Breakthrough Filmmaker, a prestigious award given annually to five women filmmakers based in the United States who have each been acknowledged for their extraordinary careers in the industry.
Awarded the 2017 Sundance Institute/Discovery Impact Fellowship, Nix directed the Yes Men Are Revolting, a comedy about activism and climate change that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Previously, she directed the documentary, The Light In Her Eyes, which was broadcast on the award-winning PBS series, POV. Nix was also a writer on the Emmy-nominated documentary California State of Mind: The Legacy of Pat Brown.
Her work has received support from the Bertha Foundation, BritDoc, Cal Humanities, COBO Fund, the Danish Film Institute, and the Sundance Documentary Fund.