Lisa Nishimura: Breaking the Mould

In Conversation Blockbusting documentaries for the big and small screen.

As a name behind some of the biggest documentary projects of the last ten years, Netflix Vice President of Documentary Features and Independent Films, Lisa Nishimura has helped shape the global space of documentary. In conversation with Que Minh Luu, Director of Local Originals in Australia, Lisa will share her insights, through selected case studies, on some of her most successful productions from Making a Murderer, to Tiger King, 13th and Crip Camp. This exclusive session promises to be as enlightening as it is entertaining.


Image Credit: Crip Camp, James Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham, Sara Bolder, 2020



  • Date & Time

    11:45 – 12:30, Wednesday 3 March 2021

  • Venue

  • Speaker

    Lisa Nishimura

  • Moderator

    Que Minh Luu

  • Session Producer

    Kim Munro