Dominic Haxton grew up in Sonoma County, CA. He holds a BA in Cinematic Arts from the University of Southern California. Since graduating, he has worked on several television shows and films including the Academy Award winning feature, The Help (2011). His short film, Teens Like Phil (2011), which deals with high school bullying, has won four awards to date and played at over 40 film festivals around the world, including LACMA’s Young Director’s Night. Haxton’s goal as a filmmaker is to continue making dramatic and thought-provoking work that addresses socially relevant issues.