Best Documentary Nominee - Steve McQueen: American Icon

Steve McQueen: American Icon

Year: 2017 | Country: United States | Duration: 79 Minutes

Filmmaker: Jon Erwin and Ben Smallbone

Jon Erwin is a director who focuses on developing and producing unique stories
of redemption, faith, and triumph of the human spirit.  In 2002, Jon, together with his
brother Andrew, opened a video production company and found their greatest success in
the world of music, directing videos and producing concerts and television programs for
platinum artists like Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Casting Crowns, Switchfoot, Skillet,
Montgomery Gentry, and many others. In 2010 the brothers shifted their focus primarily to
feature films.  In addition to Steve McQueen: American Icon, their credits include October
Baby, Moms' Night Out, Woodlawn and I Can Only Imagine.
Ben Smallbone was born in Sydney, Australia. He is a director and writer, known for Steve
McQueen: American Icon(2017), Priceless (2016), Taken (2006) and Shoulders (2015). He
has been married to Paige Smallbone since May 29, 2005. They have one child.

Synopsis: Steve McQueen truly is an American Icon. One of Americas most endearing and intriguing movie stars, he “is still the King of Cool” according to Esquire Magazine—50 years after the zenith of his career! The coolest thing about him, however, is barely known, despite countless biographies and articles. Steve McQueen was a believer in Jesus Christ.