The Embark

What happens when you trust a complete stranger? A stranger who encapsulates a daunting spirit of the forest. Will you let them tell their story? Strangers to each other yet frequent visitors to Mother Nature.


Mattie Newlin

Mattie has always been interested in fashion. She made multiple fashion short film on youtube as well as performing and creating her own music videos. One of her short films, “The Distant Vicinity” was selected in a feminist film festival. She is currently a rising sophomore at SCAD majoring in film. She lives in New York City.

The unique L.A. Fashion Festival content was created by SCAD School of Fashion students in collaboration with students from the award-winning SCAD film and television program. SCAD School of Fashion is comprised of degree programs including accessory design, business of beauty and fragrance, fashion, fibers, jewelry, fashion marketing and management (FASM) and luxury fashion management (LXFM). SCAD School of Entertainment Arts encompasses degree programs including film and television, sound design and performing arts. Cutting-edge resources and equipment combined with an experienced, acclaimed faculty facilitate student development to create tomorrow’s entertainment industry leaders. SCAD has long been a destination for international luminaries across disciplines to connect with emerging talent. The university provides these visits as opportunities to celebrate remarkable work and unprecedented careers. FASM and LXFM students lead the art direction, story and production design of this unique content, in tandem with film students’ technical expertise and conceptual cognition. See the L.A. Fashion Festival …as only SCAD can.