Jay Fedigan received a BFA in film and photography from Emerson College and went on to found Powerglide Media. As a principal partner with Powerglide, Jay was part of the production team on numerous productions and events for corporate and higher education clients.
In 1998 Jay left Powerglide to dedicate more time producing, directing and editing his own video projects. The Angry Heart, a documentary about the impact of racism on heart disease among African Americans, (www.theangryheart.com ) won several awards including Best Documentary, 2001 New Hampshire Film Expo; Finalist, 2002 The Roxbury Film Festival; Finalist, 2002 Freddie Awards; Special Jury Selection Award, The 2003 Spaghetti Junction Urban Film Festival.
The Angry Heart has been broadcast on independent cable and community channels and continues to be shown at health and educational events for community centers, hospitals, universities and churches all over the country. Jay speaks regularly about The Angry Heart, and health disparities at hospitals, universities, churches and many different social forums and has been interviewed on radio and television.
Jay is currently producing and directing: Healing the Angry Heart, a one-hour long that explores the connections between health and racism through the stories of four diverse African Americans living with heart disease.
Besides directing, Jay is an accomplished Avid editor and cameraman. His photographs have accompanied articles in: O The Oprah Magazine; The Boston Globe; The Underground Wine Journal; Hemispheres Magazine; EasyFood Magazine and In Vino Veritas.com, the independent wine column by Jonathon Alsop.
Recently completed projects include: NICU Tour, a video profile of the newborn intensive care unit for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
For more information visit: www.jayfedigan.com