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Toni Nagy

Toni Nagy is a stand-up comic that’s quasi–radical, somewhat-existential, and mostly funny. Her comedy is like an acid trip, but with equal opportunity genital jokes. She’s also a writer, film-maker, sketch comedy creator, and co-dependent. Toni Nagy is a filmmaker that has written/ edited/directed/ and acted in over 50 sketch comedy videos that together have upwards of 1.5 million views. Nagy is also a free-lance writer for Salon, Alternet, Huffington Post, Hairpin, Thought Catalogue and more. Nagy has her own blog
with over 30,000 views per month. Nagy has her BA in philosophy and has been a political activist focusing on voting rights and political engagement since she graduated from Sarah Lawrence College.

years experience: 11

This writer is looking for an agent
General fiction, Mind/body/spirit, Memoire, Personne essays
Nagy’s TV pilot of her sketch comedy entitled The Masses won an award for “Best TV Pilot” at the Top Shorts festival, was a semi-finalist at Studio City International Film and TV Festival as well as Hollywood Screenings Film Festival. The script was also one of the top 50 considered for the ISA Fast Track Fellowship Award, is currently a semi-finalist for the 4th Annual Stage 32 TV Writing Contest, and is an official selection at the “Houston Comedy Festival” and “Portland Comedy Festival” and “Seattle International Screenwriting Honors.” Nagy’s webseries/TV sizzle reel of her sketches also entitled The Masses is an award winner for “Best Comedy Short” at the Los Angeles Film Awards, was selected for the Palm Springs International Comedy Festival, came in 2nd Place at the “Battle of the Sketches” and is a semi-finalist for “Best Sketch Comedy” at the “Comedy World Network International Film Festival” and “IndiBOOM Film Festival” and is an official selection of the “Women’s International Film Festival” as well as the Portland Comedy Festival and “WPRN.TV Global Webisode Competition.” Her short “The Friends We Invite into our Brains” is an official selection at the “Houston Comedy Festival.” Nagy’s feature comedy script entitled Sloppy Seconds was voted TOP 25 at the “Wildsound Festival,” as well as the TOP 25 in the “Emerging Screenwriters Contest” and is an official selection in the “Austin Comedy Short Film Festival.” Her sketch The Real Housewives of White Supremacy is an official selection at the “Vegas Movie Awards.” Her sketch The Smoking V was an official selection at the “Philly Sketch Comedy Festival.”

Nagy’s script Showing Parts is a semi-finalist at the “Los Angeles Screen Play Awards,” and the “WeScreenplay Feature Competition” and is an official selection of the “Women’s International Film Festival” and Portland Comedy Festival.

Toni Nagy is a stand-up comic. In 2017 she won the “Best New Talent” award at the Broadway Comedy Club in NYC and again in April 2019. Her stand up was also an official selection at the “Palm Springs International Comedy Festival,” as well as the “Boston Collective Film Festival.” Nagy is the founder of her production company

Nagy’s short film Grey Story that she wrote and directed received an award of recognition at the “Best Shorts festival,” and is an Official Selection at the “Burbank International Film Festival.” Another short she wrote and directed Sibling Sunday, is an official selection of the “Women’s International Film Festival” as well the “WPRN.TV Global Webisode Competition” and “Vegas Movie Awards,” and “Lift Off New York Film Festival.” Her short The Death of a Matriarch is an official selection at the “Vegas Movie Awards.” Her short film The Only One premiered at the “New Filmmakers New York” festival, and her other film Until the Next premiered at the Monadnock International Film Festival. Nagy was a lead actress in the short film Things We Say, which premiered at the Nevada Woman’s Festival and was also the DP for a short film The Bee Movie, that played at the New Hampshire Film Festival and London World-Wide. Nagy has produced two feature length documentaries, Fish and Men, and Wrestling Ghosts which just premiered at the LA Film Festival. She also produced a short film entitled Gloworm that premiered at Cinequest. Nagy’s music video for “All the Clouds” by the band See Through Trees is a semi-finalist at the Hollywood Screenings Film Festival and the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards for “Best Music Video.”

Stand up comedy and sketch comedy
Memoire entitled "Who's Fault am I?"
Writing, filming, editing video and directing.