DR PETER HEGEDUS
Peter Hegedus is an award winning writer, director and producer of both documentary and drama films. He began making films professionally at the age of 21 when his first feature documentary 'Grandfathers and Revolutions' was funded by SBS TV. Since 1998 Peter has produced, written and directed a number of feature documentaries that have won awards around the world. 'Inheritance a Fisherman's story' was short listed for an Academy Award in 2004. Peter's numerous documentaries have been shown by European, American and Australian broadcasters.
Peter has also participated in various panel discussions around the world concerning international financing, documentary ethics and directing. Peter has a Doctorate of Visual Arts and in 2011 he was awarded the Griffith University Alumni Award in recognition of his achievements in documentary filmmaking.