Christine McHugh is the current President of NMWIF. Directed the film short, "On The Nature Of Hotness" which was accepted into the the Internet Metrage at Cannes and won Best Comedy Short at the NYC International Film Festival in June, 2013. The music video she directed of DonnaLou Stevens song, "Older Ladies", has over 13 million views on YouTube as of this writing and was featured on Anderson Cooper 360 and was the song of the week on The Today Show. Through her company, Legacy Video, she creates documentaries of matriarchs and patriarchs of families, capturing their memories, histories and stories for posterity. She has been a stage/screen actor with credits in regional theatres across the country and appearances in, commercials, industrial/training films and TV. As a theatre director she works with people developing solo, spoken memoir performances as a path to self-realization. She currently lives in Santa Fe, NM. MFA, University of Illinois, BFA, Illinois Wesleyan University.