DOC NYC PRO: SHOW ME THE MONEY

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.

Perhaps the biggest obstacle to realizing your filmmaking vision is funding. DOC NYC PRO spends this day devoted to this fundamental issue, addressing practical skills, sustainability, legal concerns and learning from others experiences.

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

MORNING MANIFESTO 10:00AM – 10:25AM
Nelson George – The director of A Ballerina’s Tale, author and television producer, provides his insights into building a career. Open to all badge holders on first-come basis.

Dissecting Development With Impact Partners 10:30AM – 11:40AM
Join Impact Partners’ Dan Cogan (Icarus), Catapult Film Fund’s Lisa ChanoffAssia Boundaoui (The Feeling of Being Watched) and NEON’s Dan O’Meara as they discuss efforts to establish development funding for documentaries and why this is such a crucial topic. Co-presented by Impact Partners

In-Depth Grant Writing 12:00PM – 1:10PM
Dive into the ins and outs of grant writing with funding specialist Tracie HolderJenni Wolfson (Chicken & Egg Pictures) and Iyabo Boyd (Brown Girls Doc Mafia) to find out what you need to know to have the inside edge. Moderated by Michael Gibbons (Creative Capital).

Creating a Fundraising Sizzler 2:00PM – 3:10PM
Jeremy Workman (The World Before Your Feet) and Shannon Conboy (Wheelhouse Creative) guide attendees through the steps of creating great fundraising sizzle reels. Moderated by Adam Schartoff

Self-Distribution: Case Studies 3:30PM – 4:30PM
Panelists David Averbach (The Film Collaborative), Gary Hustwit (Helvetica), Alysa Nahmias (Unrest) and Jim Tusty (Sky Films Inc.) share advice about getting their own projects out into the world via self-distribution. Moderated by Doug Block (The D-Word).

HAPPY HOUR 5:00PM – 6:00PM
Co-presented by BMG FILMS

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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