Director | Producer
Bao Nguyen is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has appeared in the NY Times, HBO, Vice, NBC, ARTE, among others. He was the producer and cinematographer of NUOC 2030, a feature sci-fi that opened the Panorama section of the 2014 Berlinale and was awarded the Tribeca Sloan Filmmaker Award. In 2015, he directed the documentary, LIVE FROM NEW YORK! which opened the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. His latest film, BE WATER, premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and was invited to many prestigious festivals including Cannes, SXSW, San Francisco, Miami, Seattle, Hot Docs, Sydney, and Hong Kong. It broke ratings records with its US broadcast as part of ESPN’s “30 for 30” series and has received widespread critical acclaim. He is an alumnus of the Berlinale Talents as well as a Firelight Media Fellow. He earned his BA at NYU and his MFA at the School of Visual Arts.