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Billy Corben

Emmy & Peabody Award-winning Filmmaker

Emmy and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Billy Corben made his feature documentary directorial debut at the Sundance Film Festival in 2001, making him one of the youngest directors in Sundance history. Following that success, he and his producing partners founded rakontur, a Miami Beach-based content creation company. Their filmography includes the feature documentaries Cocaine Cowboys, Square Grouper: The Godfathers of Ganja, Dawg Fight and the ESPN 30 for 30s The U, The U Part 2, and Broke. 2019 saw the world premiere of two new feature documentaries Magic City Hustle and Screwball. A Florida native and lifelong Miamian, Corben was recently awarded the keys to the cities of both Miami and Miami Beach.

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