Kevin Shaw

Born and raised in Chicago, Kevin has served as a director, producer, cinematographer on award-winning documentaries for ESPN, PBS, the NFL Network, and The Big Ten Network. In 2010, Shaw’s short documentary on a quadriplegic trying to regain the ability to walk won the Edward R. Murrow Award for Sports Reporting Excellence. Shaw won a National Sports Emmy for Cinematography for ESPN’s FIFA World Cup Show Opens and Teases. His most recent documentary for ESPN, Shaq and Dale, examined the poignant relationship between megastar Shaquille O’Neal and his collegiate coach at LSU, Dale Brown. Other critically acclaimed films include Goose and The Street Stops Here, which earned rave reviews when it aired nationally on PBS. Most recently, he served as a Segment Director and Cinematographer on the critically acclaimed docu-series America to Me. Shaw graduated from Kartemquin Films Diverse Voices in Documentary (DVID) program in 2018 and was awarded a grant sponsored by the Sage Foundation to develop a new project focused on a community divided over a controversial school-closing proposal.

Films by Kevin Shaw

America to Me 2018
Segment Directors, Cinematographers