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Joshua Seftel


Joshua Seftel's filmmaking has brought him to Romania, Bosnia, South Africa, Costa Rica, Iceland, and across the United States. At age 22, he received his first Emmy nomination for his documentary film Lost and Found (1991) about the plight of Romania's 120,000 orphaned and abandoned children. Made for $2,000, Lost and Found helped raise hundreds ... See full bio »

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11 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Queer Eye
Queer Eye Producer
(2003)
War, Inc.
War, Inc. Director
(2008)
Nova ScienceNow
Nova ScienceNow Producer
(2008-2012)

Filmography

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  The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers (TV Series) (executive producer - 72 episodes, 2009 - 2016) (producer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Janet Iwasa (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Nicole Prause (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Chris Hadfield (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Danica McKellar (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Cynthia Erenas (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Zain's Summer: From Refugee to American Boy (Documentary short) (producer)
 2015 The Many Sad Fates of Mr. Toledano (Documentary short) (producer)
 2014 Tom Scholz: Sound Machine (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2014 The Home Team (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2013 ANNIE: It's the Hard-Knock Life, from Script to Stage (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 2012 Future Files (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2008-2012 Nova ScienceNow (TV Series documentary) (producer - 19 episodes)
- What Are Animals Thinking? (2012) ... (producer)
- What Will the Future Be Like? (2012) ... (producer)
- Can I Eat That? (2012) ... (producer)
- How Smart Can We Get? (2012) ... (producer)
- Can Science Stop Crime? (2012) ... (producer)
 2011-2012 Lidia Celebrates America (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Weddings: Something Borrowed, Something New (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Holiday Tables & Traditions (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Nova Science Now: How Smart Are Animals? (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
 2010 Invitation to World Literature (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Things Fall Apart (2010) ... (executive producer: Seftel Productions)
- The Thousand and One Nights (2010) ... (executive producer: Seftel Productions)
- The Tale of Genji (2010) ... (executive producer: Seftel Productions)
- The God of Small Things (2010) ... (executive producer: Seftel Productions)
- The Epic of Gilgamesh (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2007 This American Life (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- My Way (2007) ... (producer)
 2007 Confessions of a Matchmaker (TV Series) (supervising producer - 13 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... (supervising producer)
- Episode #1.13 (2007) ... (supervising producer)
- Episode #1.10 (2007) ... (supervising producer)
- Episode #1.9 ... (supervising producer)
- Episode #1.8 ... (supervising producer)
 2003 Queer Eye (TV Series) (story producer)
 2000 Ennis' Gift (Documentary) (producer)
 1997 Public Eye with Bryant Gumbel (TV Series) (producer - 1998)
 1996 Taking on the Kennedys (TV Movie documentary) (producer)
 1994 Old Warrior (Documentary short) (producer)
 1992 Lost and Found (Short documentary) (producer)
 1992 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (associate producer - 1 episode)
- George Washington: The Man Who Wouldn't Be King (1992) ... (associate producer)
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Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Editor (4 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (2 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on creating Hilary Duff's character in War Inc.] I went online and I printed out the trampiest pictures of our trampiest pop-stars in their trampiest moments. And I tried to take the most horrific aspects of several of them and try to combine it into one person. See more »

Trivia:

Was nominated for an Emmy Award at age 22 for his documentary film about Romanian orphans, Lost and Found (1992). See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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