Our Sponsors

Become a Sponsor

For more information about becoming a sponsor, contact Executive Director Raphaela Neihausen (raphaela@docnyc.net)
or Partnership Director Deborah Rudolph (deborah@docnyc.net).

For more information about advertising with DOC NYC, click here.

Mailing Address:
174 W. 4th St., Suite 180
New York, NY 10014

Reasons to be Involved

DOC NYC targets a demographic of the curious, successful, and creative.

The festival attracts trend setters in the fields of journalism, broadcasting, performance and more.

Documentary lovers are expressive and influential in social media spaces such as Facebook and Twitter.

Documentary touches every aspect of our lives: culture, technology, fashion, music, food, family, and more.

Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities

Work with our team to create customized branding solutions to elevate your profile and support documentary storytelling.

  • Social Spaces
  • Opening Night party
  • Closing Night Awards celebration
  • Networking Lounge
  • Late Night Lounge


  • Conversations
  • Panels
  • Retrospective
  • Theme-based sidebars


There are three juried competition awards (“Metropolis,” “Viewfinders,” and “Best Short”) as well as an audience award. In coming years we seek partners to honor excellence in other documentary disciplines including photography, prose, student work, lifetime achievement, etc.


  • Website ads
  • Festival poster
  • Festival trailer
  • Catalogue
  • Signage in theater
  • Signage in lounges
  • Product giveaways
  • Gifting to VIPs