Bing Liu moved from China to Alabama to California to Illinois before he was 8 years old. Since July 2011, Liu has been a member of the International Cinematographers Guild, working on projects including Chi-Raq, Empire and Shameless. In 2015, his short documentary Nuoc won Best-Directed Documentary at the Collected Voices Ethnographic Film Festival. Since September 2015, Liu has been a story director and director of photography for an upcoming Steve James directed miniseries on race and education, America To Me. He holds a B.A. in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a 2017 Film Independent Documentary Lab and Fast Track Fellow.
Diane Quon lived in Los Angeles for more than 17 years before moving back to her hometown of Chicago. While in Los Angeles, she worked at NBC and at Paramount Pictures, where she was most recently the vice president of marketing. She is currently producing multiple documentaries with Kartemquin Films, including Minding the Gap; Left-Handed Pianist, co-directed by Gordon Quinn and Leslie Simmer; and The Dilemma of Desire with Peabody Award-winning director Maria Finitzo. Quon is a 2017 Film Independent Documentary Lab and Fast Track Fellow. She is also developing--with executive producer George Takei--a fiction film based on the New York Times best seller Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.