MIKE SARGENT has worked behind the camera in a variety of ways as a Producer, Screenwriter & Director, Composer, Sound Designer & Storyboard artist. Sargent’s writing and directing debut feature film, PERSONALS (aka Hook'd Up) starred Malik Yoba and Stacey Dash and featured the film debut of comedian Jim Gaffigan. Personals was the opening night film at Los Angeles’ Pan African Film Festival. The L.A. Times called the film “both entertaining and provocative.”
Additionally, Mike writes and interviews Filmmakers for Scriptmag.com, Blackfilm.com and is a recurring guest film critic on the PBS News Hour, Fox Business News, i24News, WPIX and various other TV outlets, as well as a contributor on countless film and entertainment podcasts. A celebrated, moderator, lecturer and filmmaking instructor, he currently teaches filmmaking at the Museum Of the Moving Image in New York.
Mike is currently completing BAD BOYS: A Documentary, an in-depth, investigative film that examines why women and society in general are in love with ‘bad boys’ and have been throughout history.
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