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Category: Film & Video Division

NHSI Film Faculty Wins at Sundance

  Congratulations to NHSI Film teacher Francisca Alegría! Francisca wrote and directed And The Whole Sky Fit In The Dead Cow’s Eye, which won the Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction at Sundance 2017!  

Film Administrative Director Opening for 2017

  The National High School Institute at Northwestern University is seeking a qualified candidate to direct its 5-week summer Film & Video Institute on the Northwestern campus. This is part time work from March 2017 through May 2017 and full time work from June 22 – August 2, 2017 Ideal candidates will hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher

NHSI Film Faculty Updates

  Our NHSI Film & Video Faculty are making huge waves in the industry! Check out the following: Ugla Hauks has been awarded the best female student filmmaker by The Directors Guild of America for her film, How Far She Went. Francisca Alegría’s short film, And The Whole Sky Fit In The Dead Cow’s Eye,

Now Accepting Applications for 2017

  Welcome to the new website for the National High School Institute. The 2017 NHSI Application is now live; don’t miss the opportunity to join our 87th summer season! Learn more about our Theatre Arts, Film & Video, and Debate Divisions.

86th Season of the NHSI Wraps Up

    Another great summer season at Northwestern University. Here’s what some of our new Cherubs Alumnae have to say about the National High School Institute:   Theatre Arts Division Cherubs only solidified my desire to pursue Theatre. It opened up my eyes to all different techniques on how to be not only a good