Producer and Marketing Executive
Dian Quon is an Academy Award-nominated producer who worked as a marketing executive for 17 years at NBC and at Paramount Pictures before moving back to her hometown of Chicago.
Diane is producing multiple documentaries for Kartemquin Films including the Oscar and Emmy nominated, Peabody and Sundance award-winning film, Minding the Gap directed by Bing Liu; The Dilemma of Desire with Peabody Award-winning director Maria Finitzo (SXSW 2020 premiere); Finding Yingying directed by first time filmmaker, Jiayan “Jenny” Shi (SXSW 2020 premiere); and For the Left Hand along with Chicago Tribune arts critic Howard Reich, and co-directed by Leslie Simmer and Gordon Quinn. Diane is also producing the documentary, Untitled Sam Project, directed by Nadav Kurtz (Paraiso) and executive produced by Jeremiah Zagar and Jeremy Yaches.
In addition, she is developing a fiction film based on the New York Times best-selling book, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. Diane is a Sundance Creative Producing Fellow, a IFP Cannes Producer Fellow, and a Film Independent Fellow.