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Stephen Curry: Underrated


Peter Nicks

Executive Producers

Emily Osborne, Sev Ohanian, Zinzi Coogler


Peter Nicks, Ryan Coogler, Erick Peyton, Ben Cotner, Marissa Torres Ericson, Sean Havey


J.D. Marlow


Sean Havey

The remarkable coming-of-age story of one of the most influential, dynamic, and unexpected players in the history of basketball: Stephen Curry. This feature documentary — blending intimate cinéma vérité, archival footage, and on-camera interviews — documents Curry’s rise from an undersized college player at a small-town Division I college to a four-time NBA champion, building one of the most dominant sports dynasties in the world.


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Peter Nicks is an Emmy Award-winning cinematographer, producer, and director known for his trilogy of cinema vérité films set in Oakland, CA. His critically acclaimed feature documentary The Waiting Room won an Independent Spirit Award and was shortlisted for an Academy Award in 2012. The Force – the second in the trilogy of timely, immersive documentaries exploring the interconnected narratives of health care, criminal justice, and education – won the 2017 Sundance Directing Prize. Homeroom, the final film in the trilogy, won the inaugural Jonathan Oppenheim Editing Award at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.


Nicks co-founded Proximity Media with fellow Oakland-based filmmaker Ryan Coogler and oversees the nonfiction division. He is the recipient of the SFFS/KRF screenwriting grant as well as a United States Artists Fellow. He received his B.A. in English from Howard University and his master’s in journalism from UC Berkeley. He lives with his family in the San Francisco Bay Area.