April 15, 2019

Podcasting 101 Boot Camp

  In recent years, podcasting has grown from a niche subculture into a full-blown phenomenon. But how you turn your idea for a podcast into a successful reality? Audio storytelling has been around for longer than visual media and is experiencing a resurgence – learn from the pros what makes a good podcast and how […]

February 27, 2019

Cinematography for Documentaries Boot Camp

Documentary cinematographers shape the style and tone of a film; they know how to adapt at a moment’s notice, and how to incorporate the latest technological developments into their production. In this day-long boot camp from IFC Center and DOC NYC PRO, we’ll hear from five documentary cinematographers one-on-one with a moderator, sharing best practices, […]

February 7, 2019

DOC NYC Hits The Road!

In honor of the 10th anniversary, we are taking DOC NYC on the road!

October 31, 2018

Seth Meyers, John Mulaney and more in person for DOC NYC Centerpiece Screening

  DOC NYC’s Centerpiece presentation is the world premiere of Documentary Now! Presents Original Cast Album: Co-op.  Co-created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers and Rhys Thomas and executive produced by Lorne Michaels, IFC’s Documentary Now! is known for lovingly paying homage to the world of documentaries. Honoring beloved films like Grey Gardens, The Thin Blue Line and Jiro Dreams of Sushi, Documentary […]

June 7, 2018

DOC NYC PRO Distribution Boot Camp

Join us for a DOC NYC PRO Documentary Distribution Boot Camp at IFC Center. Spend the day focusing on this crucial topic and learn how to best reach your audience and further your career.

November 18, 2017

Highlights from Closing Night at DOC NYC

As far as closing nights go, DOC NYC’s final day felt more like a foot-stomping testament to the power of the human spirit than the last night of a film festival, as films on guitar god Eric Clapton, Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson, and violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman. No stranger to thunderous applause, Eric Clapton helped […]

November 16, 2017

Highlights from Day Seven at DOC NYC

Leaping across boundaries big and small, day seven at DOC NYC featured stories of high stakes cyber espionage and a genre bending musical talent. Director Laura Poitras once again peers into one of the biggest and most controversial events of the past year with Risk, her daring documentary on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in the […]

November 16, 2017

2017 DOC NYC Awards are Announced

  Three juries selected films from each of the festival’s Viewfinders, Metropolis and Shorts sections to recognize for their outstanding achievements in form and content. Festival audiences voted for the DOC NYC Audience Award, and a panel of industry professionals voted to select the winner of this year’s DOC NYC PRO Pitch Perfect Award, given […]

November 15, 2017

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 […]