Paquita Hughes (Paquita Amyra Hughes)
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Paquita Hughes, a 10-year military veteran, works as a Producer/ First Assistant Director in Los Angeles, CA. She is a 2012/2013 graduate of New York Film Academy, and a 2014 graduate of Los Angeles Film School. Her past projects include festival selections for dramatic shorts such as "Taboo", recently screened at the 2015 San Diego Black Film Festival and also, "Breaking The Silence", screened at the 2014 GI Film Festival in Washington D.C. Read more... Movie Awards visual package, Electronic Arts Battlefield: Hardline promo and Discovery ID's "Swamp Murders" opening sequence. Her experience also includes assisting the Executive Producer in charge of Production on the upcoming theatrical feature film, "Chocolate City", starring Robert RiChard, Michael Jai White, Tyson Beckford and Vivica A Fox. She was hired as first assistant director on the urban comedy feature film, "Internship Games" releasing on DVD, Red Box, Wal Mart and Family Video internationally and starring Tonya Banks of Lifetime's "Little Women of LA". Paquita graduated with honors from the Los Angeles Film School with a degree in Film/ Television and also completed film and photography programs at the New York Film Academy in Burbank, CA. She was selected for several internships while attending school, to include assisting and camera operating for Casting Director Robert Martin, Jr and working in the production office during Season 3 of Comedy Bang Bang! She has been featured on NPR, ABC news and Rally Point Radio discussing her projects, career and military heritage. Paquita was also a guest on Kevin Smith's podcast, "Film School Fridays", and will soon be published in a photo book titled, "Veteran Vision Project" profiling veterans, their struggles, families, commitment and service. Paquita was raised in Columbus, MS and born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.