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director , Producer , writer

Steven Thomas Fischer, International Film Producer, director, writer, and cartoonist. He is a two-time Emmy nominated filmmaker. Member International Animated Film Association, International television Association (Festival awards 1995, 97), American Film Institute.

Background

Fischer, Steven Thomas was born on June 10, 1972 in Baltimore. Son of Thomas William and Marjorie Lynne (Kadlec) Fischer.

Education

Bachelor Visual and Performing Arts, University Maryland, Baltimore County, 1994—1998.

Career

Producer, director, Blue Dog Prodns. and Cinema and Radio Ventures, Inc., Crofton, Maryland., since 1990. Director series of television commercials TCI Communications, 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievement  of Steven Thomas Fischer

    In 1996, Fischer was accepted into the Directors Guild of America with the promotional film production This is CLEARCorps, for and about AmeriCorps.

    In 1997, Marquis Who's Who selected Fischer for inclusion in Marquis Who's Who in Entertainment.

    In 2010, The Daily Record named Fischer as one of 60 Influential Marylanders.

    In 2013, Fischer was awarded the honor of Fulbright Specialist by the Fulbright Program, The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars.

    Fischer served as a Jury Chair for the CINE Awards in 2010, 2011, and 2012, and was named a jury member in 2014 and 2015. He was named as a member of the jury for the Academy Awards qualifier Chicago International Children's Film Festival in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2016. In 2017, he was Jury Chair of the CICFF's Animated Shorts category.

    Silence of Falling Leaves (2000, TCI Communications)

    Emmy Award (nomination)

    The New York Festivals (finalist, Cinema and Television Advertising Awards)

    Telly Award (winner, public service announcement)

    Addy Award (nomination)



    Camp Med (2005, NVCC-TV)

    Telly Award (winner, informational programming)

    The Videographer Awards (winner, Award of Distinction)



    Houdini (2005, Broken Records)

    Telly Award (winner, music video)

    Gold Remi Award (winner, music video, World Fest International Film Fest, Houston, Texas)

    Great Lakes Film Festival, Pennsylvania (official selection)



    Draw the Line: An Animator’s Showcase (2006, NVCC-TV)

    CINE Golden Eagle (winner, documentary short)

    Telly Award (winner, arts and leisure programming)

    Gold Remi Award (winner, documentary, World Fest International Film Fest, Houston, Texas)



    Now & Forever Yours: Letters to an Old Soldier (2007, NVCC-TV)

    Telly Award (winner, cinematography)

    Emmy Award (nomination, cinematography)



    Francis Scott Key: Legacy of a Life in Service (2007, ADG Creative)

    Telly Award (winner, History/Biography)

    Independent Film Festival, Maryland (official selection)



    Freedom Dance (2007, Blue Dog Productions, Inc / Herron Designs)

    Rosebud Film Festival, Virginia (winner, Best of Show)

    Peer Award (winner, Documentary Under 30 Minutes)

    CINE Golden Eagle

    CINE Jury Award

    CINE Masters Series Award

    Boston Motion Picture Awards (finalist)

    Frozen Moon 2006 Trailer Showdown, Wales, UK (winner)

    Show Off Your Shorts Film Fest, Los Angeles (nominated for Best Documentary)



    Belvoir (2008, ADG Creative)

    Telly Award (winner, Documentary)

    Independent Film Festival, Maryland, May 2008 (official selection)

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Many film credits, including I.W.S., 1995, This is CLEARCorps, 1996, Mr. Lumpy, 1997, Water, 2000, (television) Steve & Bluey: In a Minute, 1996-1999, Silence of Falling Leaves, 2000 (Emmy award nomination, Telly award, New York Festivals finalist), (radio) Hole in My Hair, 1996, The Perfect Piece of Toast, 1996, A Night at the Soap Opera, 2000, The Big Bash at Baltimore Museum of Industry, 2000, The Big Bash at WOCV, 2001, author, illustrator There's a Blue Dog Under My Bed, 1991, The Wonderful, Happy, Cartoony World of Steve and Bluey, 2001, film credits Camp Med, 2005 (Telly award), Houdini, 2005 (Telly award, Gold Remi award), Draw the Line: An Animator's Showcase, 2006 (Council on International Nontheatrical Events Golden Eagle award, Gold Remi award), Freedom Dance, 2007 (Council on International Nontheatrical Events Masters Series award), Now and Forever Yours: Letters to an Old Soldier, 2007 (Emmy award nomination, Telly award), Francis Scott Key: Legacy of a Life in Service, 2007 (Telly award), Belvoir, 2007 (Telly award).

Membership

Member International Animated Film Association, International television Association (Festival award 1995, 97), American Film Institute, Indiana Feature Project, Indiana Feature Film Group.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, writing.

Connections

father:
Thomas William Fischer

mother:
Marjorie Lynne (Kadlec) Fischer