DOC NYC PRO: THE STATE OF DOCUMENTARY

Available for selection by these badge holders: All Access, DOC NYC PRO Gold Pass, DOC NYC PRO Silver Pass, DOC NYC PRO Bronze Pass. To buy a pass click here.

Each day of the 2018 festival features two distinct, subject-themed programming tracks for DOC NYC PRO. Each programming track has its own set of panels. To reserve a spot to any panel in advance, passholders must click the title of the individual panel below and make their redemption selection.

Morning Manifestos are not ticketed and are open to all DOC NYC passholders on a first-come, first-served basis.

DOC NYC PRO is co-presented by Amazon Studios

Filmmakers, distributors and industry executives lead conversations examining the documentary world from artistic, business and financial perspectives and discuss how to succeed in today’s landscape.

BREAKFAST 9:00AM-10:00AM  Open to all badge holders.

MORNING MANIFESTO 10:00AM-10:25AM
Filmmaker Dawn Porter (Bobby Kennedy For President) shares her thoughts on the current state of documentary filmmaking.  Open to all badge holders on first-come basis.

A DOC STYLE GUIDE 10:30AM-11:40 AM
Amir Bar-Lev (Long Strange Trip)Lauren Greenfield (Generation Wealth), Shola Lynch (Free Angela and All Political Prisoners), Marilyn Ness (Charm City) and Marina Zenovich (Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind) go in depth to discuss ways to merge style and content seamlessly. Moderated by Glenn Kenny (RogerEbert.com).

WHO OWNS THE STORY? 12:00PM-1:10PM
Nanfu Wang (I Am Another You), Tracy Droz Tragos (The Smartest Kids in the World), Vanessa Roth (Daughters of Destiny) and others explore the issues of complicated filmmaker/subject relationships and storytelling ownership. Moderated by Andrea Swift (New York Film Academy).

THE FUTURE OF FUNDING 2:00PM-3:10PM
What is the road map for funding a documentary? Maxyne Franklin (Doc Society), Tracie Holder (Grit)Erika Cohn (The Judge) and Eric Sloss (Cinetic Media) discuss the ins and outs of financing your film, analyzing specific examples from recent films and looking ahead to what’s on the horizon. Moderated by Christopher Allen (UnionDocs).

BEYOND YOUR CORE AUDIENCE 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Filmmakers Susan Bedusa (Bisbee ’17)Andrew Sherburne (Saving Brinton) and executive Susan Margolin (St. Marks Productions) discuss how to maximize your film’s reach. Moderated by Jessica Edwards (Design Canada).

HAPPY HOUR 5:00PM-6:00PM
Co-Presented by Consulate General of Canada, New York

The full schedule of 2018 PRO programs can be found here.

Available for selection by these badge holders: All Access, DOC NYC PRO Gold Pass, DOC NYC PRO Silver Pass, DOC NYC PRO Bronze Pass. To buy a pass click here.

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