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Watch Max Hechtman live video interview below:
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Max Hechtman is a director and producer who’s most recent project, Stories of Strength and Hope: Preventing Youth Suicide, has had it’s Long Island premiere and won Best Documentary at LIIFE. As the director, producer, cinematographer, and editor for this effort, he delves deep into the factors affecting youth suicide, warning signs, what parents and teachers can do—it even touches on popular portrayals of youth suicide and how those handle this serious issue.
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Other significant projects of his include FIT Hives: Sustainability — The Secret to Survival, a documentary that earned the Eco Sustainable Award from Fashion Film Festival Chicago, and I Am Here, his debut film that was selected to premiere at many festivals, including LIIFE in 2017, New York City International Film Festival, and Big Apple Film Festival.
Max intends on pursuing a career in video and film production after graduating from the Fashion Institute of Technology and continuing to create films with powerful, relevant messages.