You are logged in as an event manager. This page is cached for performance until Mon, 29 Nov 2021 16:04:18 GMT. Preview latest contents by clicking Refresh.

Jim LeBrecht

Co-Director, Co-Producer
Crip Camp
Participates in 2 items

James LeBrecht has over 40 years of experience as a film and theater sound designer and mixer, filmmaker, author and disability rights activist.

LeBrecht co-directed and co-produced the 2020 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award winning feature length documentary, CRIP CAMP with Nicole Newnham.
Jim began his career in the theater, working as the resident sound designer at Berkeley Repertory Theatre for 10 years. His film credits include Minding the Gap, The Island President, The Waiting Room, and Audrie and Daisy. A complete list of his film credits (over 170) can be viewed at

Jim co-authored Sound and Music for the Theatre: the art and technique of design. Now in it’s 4th edition, the book is used as a textbook all over the world.
Jim’s work as an activist began in high school and continued at UC, San Diego, where he helped found the Disabled Students Union. Jim is currently a board member at the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund, which works for the rights of the disabled through education, legislation and litigation.

Sessions in which Jim LeBrecht participates

Thursday 27 September, 2018

Time Zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
2:00 PM
2:00 PM
  • The Ramp Less Traveled
  • Signup required
  • Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study - Linwood Dunn Theater
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM  | 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Panel
    CreativitySustainabilityTransparencyASL AvailableClosed CaptionedEmerging
4:00 PM
4:00 PM