Paquita “PQ” Hughes is a military veteran, independent producer and location manager in Los Angeles. As a Yellow Ribbon GI Bill recipient, Hughes transitioned from the military to student life and enrolled in the associate film program. Hughes credits her creative streak and early interests in photography, theatre and film as the driving force to pursue a career in the film and entertainment industry. She first got her start in film through AD work and eventually got recruited for locations and scouting. The key assistant location manager job opportunity led Hughes to work on sets for major projects including, Marvel Runaways, HBO’s Perry Mason, and Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere.