Bing Liu

Director/Producer, Minding the Gap

Bing is a 30-year-old Chicago-based filmmaker whose documentary Minding the Gap premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, where it took home the Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Filmmaking and was recently nominated for Best Documentary Feature in the 2019 Academy Awards. He also directed three storylines on America to Me, a 10-hour series from Steve James that examines racial inequities in the U.S. education system. Bing is a member of the Directors Guild of America and was a former member of the International Cinematographers Guild. Bing is a 2017 Film Independent Fellow and Garrett Scott Development Grant recipient and graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Literature from the University of Illinois at Chicago.