Zachary Maxwell is a fourteen-year-old documentary filmmaker attending public school in New York City. Zachary began screening his work in film festivals at the age of eight. His award-winning films “Yuck!” and “Anatomy of a Snow Day” have drawn international media coverage. Zachary has been featured in Newsweek, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post and The New York Times. He has spoken at the U.S. Library of Congress and made guest appearances on National Public Radio, Good Morning America and Jimmy Kimmel Live. In 2016, Zachary traveled internationally with the American Film Showcase, a film diplomacy partnership with the U.S. Department of State and the University Of Southern California School Of Cinematic Arts. His films and accompanying workshops encourage young people to use creativity as a method of civic engagement and a way to spark meaningful change in one’s community. Zachary recently launched his own production company, Maxwell Project, LLC. Zac’s talk will be about young people effecting change in the government.