Veteran ​Documentary ​Director Steve James and emerging ​Director Bing Liu ​take us inside their rich ​collaboration ​and the value of mentorship​.​
Key Insights
  • Stay true to who you are regardless of your status within the filmmaking community.
  • After a successful film, be thoughtful about selecting your next project and don't rush into the "next big thing." 
  • No matter how successful you are, always remember the importance of taking risks.
Steve James previous work includes HOOP DREAMS; Sundance and IDFA awards winner, STEVIE. more...
Bing Liu is best known for the Academy Award and Emmy-nominated documentary Minding the Gap, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and went on to win a Peabody Award. He directed three storylines on America To Me, a 10-hour series from Steve James that examines racial inequities in the U.S. education system. more...

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