Chris has directed, shot, and edited documentaries for over forty years. She received the prestigious DGA award for Startup.com,chronicling the first Internet boom. Along with
D A Pennebaker, she directed the 1992 Clinton campaign film,The War Room, nominated for an Academy Award®. Other films include ElaineStritch at Liberty(Emmy), The Energy War series, Town Bloody Hall, Delorean, Moon Over Broadway,Depeche Mode 101, Down From the Mountain, Only the Strong Survive, Al Franken: God Spoke,Kings of Pastry and recently HBO’s Emmy nominated Unlocking the Cage. Hegedus’ awards include the International Documentary Association, Yale University, and the Golden Eagle CINE.