Jackson Hyland-Lipski is a filmmaker living and working in New York City. He is currently the Executive Assistant to the Alive Inside Foundation, bringing memory and identity back to elders with dementia through music and empathy. The Foundation was created by Director Michael Rossato-Bennett after winning the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award in 2014 for his film 'Alive Inside', and Jackson helping direct, write, film, and edit his next film. Jackson is also Head of Web Development on the National Committee of the Women's March on Washington, which on January 21st, was the largest peaceful protest in U.S. history. Jackson is also currently working as a freelance editor, cinematographer, and web designer.
In 2014, Jackson worked at Radical Media as Archival Assistant for Emmy Winning and Academy Award Nominated 'What Happened, Miss Simone?', a Netflix original documentary about Nina Simone that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015. Jackson concurrently worked for the film's Producer Amy Hobby as Head of Development for Ms. Hobby's and Anne Hubbell's production company, Tangerine Entertainment, which produces films and other projects helmed by women.
Jackson Hyland-Lipski is a graduate of Northeastern University, where he received a BA in Film and Philosophy with a minor in Writing.