Steven Bognar

Steven Bognar (b. 1963)[1] is an American film director.

Steven Bognar
Born1963 (age 56–57)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationFilmmaker, director
Notable work
American Factory

He is an Oscar-winning and award-winning documentary American-Hungarian filmmaker[2], whose films have been screened at SXSW, Sundance, and the Ann Arbor Film Festival.[3][4] He has also worked as an instructor of media arts, teaching at public schools across his home state of Ohio, as well as at Antioch College.[5][4][6] He is a frequent collaborator with Julia Reichert.[6]

CareerEdit

In January 2020, Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert won the Directors Guild of America Award for Documentary for American Factory.[7]

StyleEdit

Bognar has developed a documentary filmmaking style that centralizes the Midwestern region of the United States, with significance placed on incorporating photographic imagery.[4]

FilmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ PARK CITY ’06: Steven Bognar & Julia Reichert: “…You have to know WHY you want to make films", IndieWire, Jan 9, 2006
  2. ^ https://hungarytoday.hu/director-with-hungarian-roots-snags-academy-award-nomination-for-american-factory/
  3. ^ a b "Steven Bognar". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-12-17.
  4. ^ a b c "Steven Bognar". Creative Capital. Retrieved 2019-12-17.
  5. ^ Wilkinson, Alissa (2019-08-21). "Work is going global. American Factory's directors explain how they captured its challenges". Vox. Retrieved 2019-12-17.
  6. ^ a b "Independent Lens . A LION IN THE HOUSE . Filmmaker Bios | PBS". www.pbs.org. Retrieved 2019-12-17.
  7. ^ "'1917' Director Takes Home Top Prize At DGA Awards". www.patch.com. Patch. January 26, 2020. Retrieved February 1, 2020.

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