Jay Fedigan received a BFA in film and photography from Emerson College and worked as a freelancer for local production companies and directly for Polaroid. He joined Media I (AVFX) where he programmed and staged multi-image shows for Data General, Digital, Gillette, Bose and many others.
Jay founded Powerglide Media and changed focus to production rather than staging events. As a principal partner with Powerglide, Jay was part of the production team on numerous productions and events for higher education and corporate clients such as Bose, Gillette, Teradyne, Harvey Industries, Harvard University and Northeastern University. At Powerglide Media Jay produced, directed and edited projects, directed voice talent, directed live talent for events, conducted site surveys, directed casting for photo and video shoots, and provided on-site technical direction for large corporate events.
In 1998 Jay left Powerglide to dedicate more time to producing his own video projects. Later that year he conceived and began production of The Angry Heart, a documentary about the impact of racism on heart disease among African Americans, (www.theangryheart.com ). The Angry Heart won several awards and has been broadcast on independent cable and community channels. It continues to be shown at health and educational events for community centers, hospitals, universities and churches all over the country. Jay has spoken about The Angry Heart, and health disparities at hospitals, universities, churches and many different social forums and has been interviewed on radio and television.
Jay also directs the videotaping of keynote addresses, presentations and speeches. Jay has directed and edited many pretaped keynote presentations including those by Maya Angelou and Peter Senge.
Besides directing, Jay is an accomplished Avid editor and cameraman. He is a seasoned traveler and has directed crews in Italy, France and all over the USA including Hawaii and the islands.
Jay is a published photographer and his photographs from Europe and the US have accompanied articles in: O The Oprah Magazine; The Boston Globe; The Underground Wine Journal; Hemispheres Magazine; EasyFood Magazine and In Vino Veritas.com.