Highlights from Day Six at DOC NYC

An unmistakable sound, two artists on a remarkable journey, and a problematic cartoon character go under the microscope on day six of DOC NYC. Street artist and photographer JR, whose large scale public art projects have won him worldwide acclaim, meets his match in French New Wave filmmaker Agnes Varda. In Faces Places, which Varda […]

Insights on Navigating the Distribution Landscape at DOC NYC PRO

Written by Nikki Krivanek Tom Quinn, Founder and CEO of Neon (currently releasing I, TONYA) and Arianna Bocco, EVP of Acquisitions at IFC and Sundance Selects (currently releasing Frank Serpico and Dealt) sat down with Impact Partner’s Dan Cogan for a DOC NYC PRO panel to discuss the distribution landscape over the last ten years and […]

Morning Manifesto on Smart Producing Day at DOC NYC PRO

  Written by Nikki Krivanek Brian Newman, founder of Sub-Genre Media, kicked off Day Six of DOC NYC PRO sharing his thoughts on the current state of the nonfiction producing landscape. Newman’s Morning Manifesto was packed with useful advice for filmmakers and emphasized the importance of marketing. When it comes to the current landscape of […]

Highlights from Day Five at DOC NYC

Day five at DOC NYC explored the evolution of the striptease, four decades in Cuba , and the ways one city addressed injustice in films that proved that common ground can exist in the most unlikely places. Baltimore suffered a city wide loss when Freddie Gray was killed while in police custody, leading to weeks […]

Morning Manifesto on Perfecting Your Pitch at DOC NYC PRO

Written by Nikki Krivanek Looking to “shake things up” a little, Tabitha Jackson started off Day 5 of DOC NYC PRO “Pitch Perfect Day” with inspiring quotes and thought provoking questions. During the Moring Manifesto (which she preferred to call a less gendered “festo”) Tabitha Jackson, Director of the Documentary Film Program at Sundance Institute […]

Highlights from Day Four at DOC NYC

Rebels, renegades, and dreamers dominated day four of DOC NYC, as audiences were treated to special guest appearances and stories about an inspirational startup in Lebanon, a crime-fighting crew in New York City, and a Hollywood legend who defied expectations. Actress and activist Susan Sarandon was among the guests who answered questions from an enthusiastic […]

$12 MATINEES: See a doc during the day at a discount!

DOC NYC matinee screenings offer a unique opportunity see new nonfiction films from all over the world at a reduceed rate, usually with special guests in attendance. Films screening before 5:00 are just $12, a full $7 less than our $19 regular price. Browse the schedule now to pick out the movies you want to see.

Morning Manifesto on Mastering Cinematography at DOC NYC Pro

Written by Isaac Steinmetz “It’s OK to Make Money,” “Failure is Good” and other Lessons from Groundbreaking True Crime Filmmaker Joe Berlinger Day 4 of DOC NYC PRO began with words of wisdom from Joe Berlinger, director of HBO’s “Paradise Lost” trilogy, “Metallica: Some Kind of Monster” and many other seminal true crime, historical and music […]

On Clarity, Controversy, and Covering Uncomfortable Topics at DOC NYC Pro

Written by Megan Scanlon In light of the general lack of gender parity in filmmaking, it’s worth noting that DOC NYC strives for diversity across films, programs, and platforms. Suffused with idiosyncratic POVs, and a convivial verve and pluck, the spectrum of talent who took to the Cinepolis stage for the five panels of Mastering […]