Chris Hegedus

Film Director, Pennebaker Hegedus Films

Chris Hegedus has been directing, shooting, and editing documentaries for over 40 years. She received the prestigious Directors Guild Award for Startup.com, chronicling the first internet boom and bust. Along with D.A. Pennebaker, she directed the 1992 Clinton campaign film The War Room, nominated for an Academy Award®. Other films include Elaine Stritch at Liberty (Emmy Awards), The Energy War series, Town Bloody Hall, Delorean, Moon over Broadway, Depeche Mode 101, Down from the Mountain, Only the Strong Survive, Al Franken: God Spoke, Kings of Pastry, and recently HBO's Unlocking the Cage, which was broadcast internationally and theatrically distributed in the US and Canada.

Hegedus' career awards include the International Documentary Association, Doc NYC, Critics Choice, Yale University, and the Golden Eagle CINE.


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News for: Chris Hegedus

Speaker at FiRe 2016 and 2019

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Bankrupt businesman's clients worried they're out of luck
Posted on 11 Feb 2020 at 3:07am

Chris Hegedus Biography & Movies
Posted on 8 Feb 2020 at 4:00pm

Moon Over Jimi
Posted on 11 Feb 2020 at 4:00pm

Documentary ‘Unlocking the Cage’ claims chimpanzees are persons too
Posted on 29 Jan 2020 at 4:00pm

20 Years On, Pennebaker and Hegedus Return to The War Room
Posted on 28 Jan 2020 at 4:00pm

Austin authors' nonfiction picture books inspire hope
Posted on 28 Jan 2020 at 7:36pm

D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus visit RIDM
Posted on 21 Jan 2020 at 4:00pm

My SPW NewsPage View
Posted on 1 Feb 2020 at 4:00pm

Only the Strong Survive
Posted on 5 Sep 2019 at 7:00pm

Cinema School: War Room
Posted on 11 Feb 2020 at 4:00pm



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