James (Jim) LeBrecht is a filmmaker, sound designer and mixer, author, screenwriter, and Disability rights activist with over 40 years of experience. His film sound credits include Minding the Gap, Crip CampThe Island PresidentThe Waiting Room, and Audrie and Daisy. LeBrecht co-directed and co-produced the Netflix Original, 2020 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award-winning feature-length documentary, Crip Camp, with Nicole Newnham. LeBrecht is the co-author of Sound and Music for the Theatre: The Art and Technique of Design, a comprehensive text that discusses the aesthetics of sound design for the stage, now in its fourth edition. He 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. Jim has joined several scripted projects as a director and producer.