Ethan Vogt

Ethan Vogt (born July 13, 1974 in Boston Massachusetts) is an American filmmaker, photographer, visual artist and festival producer. He is the son of Eric E. and Susan (née Smith) Vogt and the grandson of Evon Z. Vogt. Ethan studied photography and filmmaking as an undergraduate at Harvard where he met the writer/director Andrew Bujalski in an introductory film class. Ethan would later producing Bujalski's feature films, Funny Ha Ha (2003), Mutual Appreciation (2005) and Beeswax (2009) which were distributed internationally to critical acclaim. Funny Ha Ha is considered the first "Mumblecore" film and was recognized as one of the 10 most culturally, commercially or technologically important, consequential or groundbreaking films of 2000-9" by A.O. Scott, a chief film critic in the New York Times. In 2005 when studying at NYU, Ethan wrote and directed Game: On a branded-content short for Volvo North America cited as one of the first commercial projects to combine live-action filmmaking with machinima animation.


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