Talent Guide

Diane Quon

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Documentary Lab 2017, Fast Track 2017, Fast Track 2018, Fast Track 2021


Academy Award-nominated Diane Quon, worked as a marketing executive at NBC and Paramount Pictures in LA before moving back to her hometown of Chicago. Diane produced the Kartemquin documentaries: Oscar and Emmy nominated, Sundance and Peabody award-winning film, Minding the Gap (Hulu); The Dilemma of Desire (Showtime); Emmy-nominated Finding Yingying (MTVDocs); and For the Left Hand (PBS). In addition, she produced Wuhan Wuhan (HotDocs 2021) and is developing the documentary Untitled 19th* News Film and Bing Liu’s first fiction film. Diane is an AMPAS and PGA member, and is a Sundance Creative Producing Fellow and a recipient of the Cinereach Producer Award.

Current Project

Untitled Sam and Omar Project


Omar Bader was only eight years old when his father Sam, a film producer, was sentenced to 24 years in prison. Now twenty-three, and struggling under the weight of his father’s long absence, Sam attempts to help Omar summon the courage to pursue his artistic dreams through a creative collaboration.