Elyse Steinberg, Joshua Kriegman & Eli Despres (directors/producers, The Fight) previously collaborated on the documentary Weiner, a Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner and BAFTA Award nominee that was shortlisted for an Academy Award. Steinberg and Kriegman were co-directors/producers (nominated for a DGA Award), and Despres was the editor and writer. Together, they created, co-directed and executive produced the critically acclaimed Showtime docuseries Couples Therapy, which made numerous critics top-ten lists for 2019 and has just been renewed for its second season.
Steinberg and Kriegman made Variety’s 2016 list of “10 Documakers to Watch.” Steinberg also directed the acclaimed feature documentary The Trial of Saddam Hussein (PBS).
Despres’s other editing credits include BAFTA Award nominee Blackfish and Cannes Film Festival selection Red Army. He is a two-time nominee for a documentary American Cinema Editors Award.