About Toni Nagy


Toni Nagy is a filmmaker who has written, edited, directed and acted in over 50 sketch comedy videos that together have upwards of 2 million views. Nagy’s TV pilot of her sketch comedy entitled “The Masses” won “Best TV Pilot” at the Top Shorts festival, is currently a semi-finalist at Studio City International Film and TV Festival and is currently one of the top 50 considered for the ISA Fast Track Fellowship Award. Nagy’s web series/TV sizzle reel of her sketches also entitled “The Masses” is an award winner for “Best Comedy Short” at the Los Angeles Film Awards. Nagy is also a 100 Semi-Finalist for the 2018 Emerging Screenwriters contest.

Nagy’s webseries/TV sizzle reel of her sketches also entitled “The Masses” is a semi-finalist for “best web series” at the Los Angeles Film Awards, was selected for the Palm Springs International Comedy Festival, and is a semi-finalist for “best sketch comedy” at the Comedy World Network International Film Festival. Nagy’s music video for “All the Clouds” by the band See Through Trees is a semi-finalist at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards for “Best Music Video.” Nagy is also a stand-up comic, and in 2017 won the “Best New Talent” award at the Broadway Comedy club in NYC.

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," which 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," premiered at Cinequest.

Nagy is also a freelance writer for Salon, Alternet, Huffington Post, Hairpin, Thought Catalogue and more. Nagy has her own blog with over 50,000 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.

And duh, she’s the founder of Cavelight Productions.