our speaker: diane quon
Diane Quon is an Academy Award-nominated producer who worked as a marketing executive at NBC and Paramount Pictures in LA before moving back to her hometown of Chicago. Diane produced multiple documentaries including: Oscar and Emmy nominated, Peabody award-winning film, MINDING THE GAP (Hulu, POV); THE DILEMMA OF DESIRE (Showtime); Emmy-nominated FINDING YINGYING (MTVDocs); FOR THE LEFT HAND (PBS), WUHAN WUHAN (POV) and BAD AXE (IFC FILMS). She is producing the upcoming documentaries: SURF NATION, UNTITLED SAM AND OMAR PROJECT, and THE UNTITLED 19TH* NEWS FILM. Diane is also developing a fiction film based on a New York Times bestseller, as well as Bing Liu’s first fiction film. Diane is an AMPAS and PGA member, a recipient of the Cinereach Producer Award, and is a Sundance Creative Producing Fellow and Film Independent Fellow.