1. Chris Billing, Producer/Director

    Chris Billing is writer, producer, director, and editor for Lost Sparrow, an intensely personal documentary that investigates the tragic deaths of his two adopted Native American brothers. Previously, Billing produced, directed, and scripted the full-length documentary Up to the Mountain, Down to the Village (2005), about Chairman Mao's decade-long youth re-education campaign during China's tumultuous Cultural Revolution (1966-1976).

    Billing worked for more than a decade as a China-based journalist, including a five-year stint as NBC News Beijing Bureau Chief (1996-2001).