Roger Nygard is perhaps best known for his acclaimed documentaries Trekkies and Trekkies 2, about the most obsessive fans in the Universe. Nygard has also directed TV series such as The Office and The Bernie Mac Show. His work as a film editor includes Grey’s Anatomy, The League, and Emmy-nominated episodes of Who Is America?, Veep, and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Nygard has made several award-winning films including the car-salesman cult-film Suckers, a docu-comedy about UFO fanatics in Six Days in Roswell, and the documentary The Nature of Existence, which untangles the world’s philosophies, religions, and belief systems. Next, Nygard tackled a subject even more inexplicable than existence itself: The Truth About Marriage. That film was accompanied by the similarly titled book, which gets to bottom of why relationships are so darn impossible for everybody. Nygard also co-produced and edited The Comedy Store, a documentary series about the world-famous LA club. Recently published is his book Cut to the Monkey, about making and editing hit comedy series. His latest book (Sept 17, 2024) is the ultimate go-to source for filmmakers, The Documentarian.

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Roger Nygard’s book CUT TO THE MONKEY is now available:

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Check out a few of Roger Nygard’s recent appearances:

Great Day Houston – KHOU 11

“Travel Tales” with Mike Siegel

“Film Threat” podcast with Chris Gore.

“The Dana Gould Hour” podcast with Dana Gould

“IGNTD” with Dr. Adi Jaffe & Sophie Jaffe

“Sex & Psychology” with Dr. Justin Lehmiller

“Howie’s Morning Rush” with Howie Nave – KRLT FM

“Get Ya Some!” with Terry Lancaster

“Cars Yeah!” with Mark Greene

“Tangentially Speaking” with Chris Ryan