Steve James praises Guillermo del ToroThe filmmaker talked about these year Oscar Nominees for best director.
Steve James is the famous documentary movie director from Hampton, Virginia, that is best known for his movies Hoop Dreams (1994), Stevie (2002), The Interrupters (2011), Abacus (2016)...
James was nominated for the Academy Award two times, for movies Hoop Dreams (1994) and Abacus (2016).
Abacus (2016) was also nominated for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary at the 2018 Directors Guild of America awards.
James didn't won the prize, but he did get a chance to speak at the Directors Guild of America awards show and to say a few kind words about Guillermo del Toro, and his movie The Shape of Water (2017).