Fisher Stevens


Actor, Director & Producer

"We're not all going to pursue making change all of the time, but all of us should pursue change some of the time."

Fisher Stevens is an actor, director and producer with a tremendous passion for documentary filmmaking. The Cove, which Stevens produced, won the 2010 Academy Award for Best Documentary, the PGA Producer of the Year Award, and the Audience Award at Sundance. In 2010, Stevens co-founded Insurgent Media. Fisher currently directed the hit Broadway play, John Leguizamo¹s Ghetto Klown, which is currently on tour around the world.



Friday, October 12
Edison Talks

Edison Talks

Edison Talks is an invitation-only, daylong gathering of provocative presentations, performances and interactive installations led by globally... read more
Speakers: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Michael Sandel, Shaifali Puri, Scott Thomas, Deborah Kenny, Ph.D., Paul Dateh, Jason Silva, Michael Skolnik, AK Pradeep, Steve Stoute, Thomas K. Stat, Clemantine Wamariya, Mike Scotti, Graham Hill, Martin Cooper, Greg Anderson, Elizabeth Joy Roe, Dennis Hong, Giles Duley, Fisher Stevens
Oriental Theatre 24 West Randolph Street
Wednesday, October 12

CIW Talk: Film

Cultural revolutions, modern day slavery, gang violence, and disease outbreak. Regardless of the subject each of our featured filmmakers chose to... read more
Speakers: David Weissman, Jigar Mehta, Justin Dillon, Ricardo Williams, Eddie Bocanegra, Ameena Matthews, Zak Piper, Fisher Stevens
Gene Siskel Film Center 164 North State Street

Chicago Ideas Week Oct 17 – 23, 2016

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