Taggart Siegel is an American documentary filmmaker. For 30 years, he has produced and directed Emmy-nominated, award-winning documentaries and dramas that reflect cultural diversity. He is co-founder of Collective Eye, Inc., a nonprofit media production and distribution organization.
The Real Dirt on Farmer John (2005) has won 31 international film festival awards, including the 2005 Nashville Film Festival Reel Current Award selected by Al Gore. The film was featured on Independent Lens.
The Disenchanted Forest (1999) follows endangered orphan orangutans on the island of Borneo as they are rehabilitated and returned to their rainforest home. It centres on the three main Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS) projects - Wanariset, Nyaru Menteng and Mawas. It is narrated by Brooke Shields.
The Split Horn: Life of a Hmong Shaman in America and Between Two Worlds follow the story of Hmong people adapting to life in America. Both films have aired on Public Broadcasting Corporation. Between Two Worlds was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2004.
|2010||Queen of the Sun||Director/Producer|
|2005||The Real Dirt on Farmer John||Director/Producer/DP|
|2001||The Split Horn: Life of a Hmong Shaman in America||Director/Producer/DP/Editor|
|1999||The Disenchanted Forest||Producer/DP|
|1990||Heart Broken In Half||Director/Producer/Editor|
|1988||Blue Collar and Buddha||Director/Producer|
|1986||Between Two Worlds||Director/Producer/Editor|
|1995||Shadow of the Pepper Tree||Director/Producer|