DOC NYC PRO: SHOWCASES

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.

Hear directly from distributors on the content they are producing and the types of projects they look for, plus a get a glimpse of content they have in their pipelines.

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

MORNING MANIFESTO 10:00AM-10:25AM
Abigail Disney and Fork Films have been a major force in funding documentary films. Hear her thoughts on what stories are the most important to tell.  Open to all badge holders on first-come basis.

DISCOVERY SHOWCASE 10:45AM-11:55AM
Join the filmmaking team from Taken By The Tiger, including director Ross Kaufman and Discovery’s Jon Bardin and Jessica Beatus, as they take an in-depth look at the film and Discovery’s Project C.A.T. initiative; moderated by Kristi Jacobson (Take Back the Harbor).

NEON SHOWCASE 12:15PM-1:15PM
Join Neon executives Dan O’Meara and Elissa Federoff as they discuss turning Three Identical Strangers into a hit, what NEON looks for in the acquisitions market and how it has quickly established itself as a force in the distribution world.

TOPIC STUDIOS SHOWCASE 2:15PM-3:15PM
Topic Studios develops, produces and finances documentaries, feature films, shorts, podcasts and series for all screens. Hear Topic executives Anna HolmesJihan Robinson and Jeff Seelbach, along with some of the creative partners they have worked with – including Nadia Hallgren (She’s the Ticket), Darius Clark Monroe (Black 14) and Dan Taberski (Missing Richard Simmons) – as they discuss how they approach storytelling, development and the different types of projects Topic is seeking out.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTARY FILMS SHOWCASE: GETTING THE SHOT 3:45PM-4:45PM
For over 130 years, National Geographic has been known for its iconic photography and breathtaking cinematography. Hear from world-renowned filmmaker Jimmy Chin whose vertigo-inducing camerawork is showcased in the new film Free Solo, along with fellow Free Solo cinematographers Clair Popkin and Mikey Schaefer, to find out how they “get the shot.”

HAPPY HOUR 5:00PM-6:00PM
Co-presented by HERFLIX and NYWIFT

RECEPTION 6:00PM-7:00PM
Co-presented by 
JustFilms | Ford Foundation 

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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