James D. Stern
James Stern directed the documentaries Every Little Step, American Chaos, Sport in America, The Year of the Yao, … So Goes the Nation, and Michael Jordan to the Max. Among the 45 films Stern has produced are Looper, An Education, Side Effects, I’m Not There, Snowden, The Old Man & the Gun, Murder Mystery, and Bliss. Additionally, Stern is a two-time Tony-winning producer.
Giving Voice marks Fernando Villena’s second work as a director. His editing credits include Rize (2005), Every Little Step (2008), and Crank: High Voltage (2009). Villena has worked with a range of notable directors, including Francis Lawrence, Michel Gondry, Marc Webb, Davis Guggenheim, and Chai Vasarhelyi. Villena’s directing debut was the HBO Sports documentary Any One of Us.