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Tony Sehgal

Tony Sehgal

Documentary Film and Video

About

Tony Sehgal comes to filmmaking from a background in science education and photojournalism. Tony is primarily interested in the production of documentaries and fictional work that grapple with cross-cultural and environmental issues. Video stream of his recent project, No Laughing Matter can be seen on ifilm. He is most focused on the crafts of cinematography and editing. Tony is currently producing videos for corporate and educational clients through his own production company, Pygmy Mammoth Productions, while working full time as a video production specialist for presenter.com, an online community specializing in knowledge based multimedia content. 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANT:

Nu Lambda Trust Production Grant,  1997

Through the Heart of a Lion

video

JUNE, 1998
VIDEO DURATION: 22:14 MIN.

After being diagnosed with leukemia at the age of two, Jackie struggles to regain his health while his parents continue to search for a bone marrow donor in the South Asian community three years after his remission.


Viva La Felis

video

JUNE, 1997
VIDEO DURATION: 9 MIN.
VIVA (Volunteers For Inter-Valley Animals), is a "no-kill" animal rescue organization staffed by dedicated volunteers who reveal the efforts they go through to save thousands of homeless, helpless and injured animals.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Yale Student Film Festival, 1997

Dreams of Molten Glass

16mm color film

MARCH, 1997
VIDEO DURATION: 8 MIN.
A Native American and Japanese glass artist express their cultural heritage in their work, yet each approaches their craft with diverse attitudes towards control of form, the social responsibility of art and the extent to which they express their cultural heritage.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Image Fest, 1997
KTEH broadcast on videoi, PBS San Jose, 1999

The Sacred & The Caffeine

16mm black and white film

DECEMBER, 1996
VIDEO DURATION: 3 MIN.
This film delves into the visual and aural sensuality associated with coffee drinking. The love, dependence and disdain several individuals have for this seductive beverage and the cafe atmosphere in which it is consumed is explored.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

One Reel Film Festival, Seattle, 1998 
Independent Eye, Maryland Public Television, 1998