2017 Festival Passes

Make the most of your festival experience with a DOC NYC pass. Passes can be purchased online through the individual links below. Starting October 15, passes can also be purchased at the IFC Center box office (323 Sixth Avenue at West Third Street, open daily 10:30am-10:00pm).

Online purchasers will receive an email with additional details, including pick-up, redemption and other information, within two business days.

ALL ACCESS PASS: $750

Binge on everything at DOC NYC and skip the box-office lines! The All Access Pass lets holders explore all festival films, panels and events, including all the benefits of a DOC NYC PRO pass, with PRO lounge access, filmmaker and industry breakfasts and happy hours. All Access passholders bypass the lines at screenings and events for a wait-free DOC NYC experience.

Note: Only a limited number of All Access Passes will be available. The All Access Pass is valid for one person per event, but is transferable between individuals. The All Access pass does not include the Visionaries Tribute lunch.

DOC NYC PRO PASS: $350

Grants access to the eight-day lineup of DOC NYC PRO panels and events November 9-16 at Cinepolis Chelsea, including breakfasts and happy hours, access to the PRO Lounge, rush access to weekday matinee film screenings, and additional free festival screenings to be announced. Does not include Visionaries Tribute. Note: Only a limited number of DOC NYC PRO Passes will be available. The DOC NYC PRO Pass is valid for one person and is not transferable.

DOC NYC PRO FIRST HALF PASS: $200

Grants access to DOC NYC PRO panels and events from November 9-12 at Cinepolis Chelsea, including breakfasts and happy hours, plus access to the PRO Lounge, a meeting and networking space. Does not include Visionaries Tribute. Note: Only a limited number of DOC NYC PRO: First Half Passes will be available. The DOC NYC PRO: First Half Pass is valid for one person and is not transferable.

DOC NYC PRO SECOND HALF PASS: $200

Grants access to DOC NYC PRO panels and events from November 13-16 at Cinepolis Chelsea, including breakfasts and happy hours, plus access to the PRO Lounge, a meeting and networking space. Does not include Visionaries Tribute. Note: Only a limited number of DOC NYC PRO: Second Half Passes will be available. The DOC NYC PRO: Second Half Pass is valid for one person and is not transferable.

DOC NYC PRO DAY PASS: $75

DAY PASS ($75). A limited number of individual Day Passes are available for the each of the eight days of DOC NYC PRO. Day passholders are guaranteed admission to that day’s events, including Breakfast plus industry Happy Hour, and have use of the PRO Lounge for the day.

Thu Nov 9: THE STATE OF DOCUMENTARY DAY
Fri Nov 10: SHORT LIST DAY
Sat Nov 11: MASTERING YOUR CRAFT: EDITING
Sun Nov 12: MASTERING YOUR CRAFT: CINEMATOGRAPHY
Mon Nov 13: PITCH PERFECT DAY
Tue Nov 14: SMART PRODUCING DAY
Wed Nov 15: SHOW ME THE MONEY DAY
Thu Nov 16: LAW SCHOOL DAY

Day Passes are valid for one person and are not transferable.

VIEWFINDERS PASS: $99

Eight tickets to screenings in the festival’s Viewfinders Competition of films from directors with distinct directorial vision, plus a special weekend coffee hour with the filmmakers and festival programming staff. See all eight films in the section, or take a guest along to sample selections from the lineup.

An individual ticket for each of the 8 included admissions must be claimed online or at the box office for entry. We recommend claiming your tickets as far in advance as possible – admission is not guaranteed in the case of sold-out shows if tickets have not been claimed prior to selling out.

Visionaries Tribute Luncheon: $625

Ticket to attend DOC NYC’s Visonaries Tribute luncheon on Thursday, November 9 at the Edison Ballroom in midtown. Event includes a seated lunch and ceremony with presentation of Lifetime Achievement Awards to filmmaker Errol Morris and to longtime HBO Documentary Films president Sheila Nevins, the Leading Light award to Cara Mertes and the Robert and Anne Drew Award for Documentary Excellence to Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady.
A limited number of individual tickets are available. Tickets are good for one person each.

For any pass questions, please email passes@docnyc.net