January 5, 2021

Documenting the ACLU In “The Fight”: A Case Study

Documenting the ACLU In The Fight: A Case Study Tue Jan 19, 1-2:30pm ET On January 19, DOC NYC PRO continues with Documenting the ACLU in The Fight: A Case Study about the making of the 2020 Magnolia Pictures and Topic Studios release that chronicles the work of the American Civil Liberties Union in the Trump era. […]

December 4, 2020

Granted: Navigating Grant Funding for Docs

Granted: Navigating Grant Funding for Docs Thu Mar 18, 1-2:30pm ET Join DOC NYC PRO for a 90-minute panel about grant funding opportunities for documentary filmmakers. Guests include David Weinstein, program officer specializing in documentary film funding at the National Endowment for the Humanities; Andrew Catauro, program officer overseeing direct film support at the Perspective […]

December 4, 2020

Temperature Check: The Prognosis for Doc Distribution in 2021

Temperature Check: The Prognosis for Doc Distribution in 2021 Thu Mar 25, 1-2:30pm ET Join DOC NYC PRO for a 90-minute panel about the new directions in documentary, nonfiction and unscripted content distribution in 2021. Guests include Keith Ochwat, founder of the new virtual screening platform Show & Tell; Arianna Bocco, the new president of […]

December 4, 2020

Beyond Project Funding: Fellowships & Mentorships

Beyond Project Funding: Fellowships & Mentorships for Doc Filmmakers Thu Mar 11, 1-2:30pm ET Join DOC NYC PRO for a 90-minute panel about the organizations and programs that support filmmakers’ creative careers and professional development, beyond project-based funding–and the importance of such programs, particularly to women filmmakers, filmmakers of color, and other historically underfunded groups […]

December 4, 2020

Zoom & The Art of Pandemic Producing

Zoom & The Art of Pandemic Producing Wed Jan 27, 1-2:30pm ET Join DOC NYC PRO for a 90-minute panel about producing–and bringing to market–documentary features and series during the Covid-19 pandemic. Guests include director and producer Ophelia Harutyunyan (Totally Under Control), Smriti Mundhra, (St. Louis Superman, Indian Matchmaking) and Nanfu Wang (In The Same […]

December 4, 2020

The Future of Doc Accessibility: Best Practices

The Future of Doc Accessibility: Best Practices in Exhibition, Education & Beyond Thu Feb 11, 1-2:30pm ET Join DOC NYC PRO for a 90-minute panel about increasing access to the documentary field for D/deaf and disabled filmmakers. In a conversation moderated by filmmaker and FWD-Doc Founding Member Alysa Nahmias, panelists discuss a range of best […]

December 4, 2020

Locked Off: Getting the Doc Interview

Locked Off: Getting the Doc Interview Thu Feb 4, 1-2:30pm ET Join DOC NYC PRO for a 90-minute panel about perfecting the documentary interview. Guests include Judith Helfand (Love & Stuff); Jeff Orlowski (The Social Dilemma); Jehane Noujaim (The Vow); and Lauren Stowell (Tiger Woods: America’s Son). In a conversation moderated by DOC NYC’s Opal […]

December 4, 2020

Bringing Your Doc to the World: International Sales

Bringing Your Doc to the World: International Sales Thu Feb 25, 1-2:30pm ET Join DOC NYC PRO for a 90-minute panel about the evolving viability of documentary films in the international marketplace. Guests include sales agents specializing in doc features, shorts and series, including Aleksandra Derewienko, head of sales and acquisitions at Paris-based CAT & […]

December 4, 2020

In Real Time: Verité Cinematography for Docs

In Real Time: Vérité Cinematography for Docs Thu Jan 21, 1-2:30pm ET Join DOC NYC PRO for a 90-minute panel about the art of vérité cinematography for documentary film. Guests include director, cinematographer and film professor Jennifer Maytorena Taylor (For the Love of Rutland, New Muslim Cool); director and producer Hao Wu (76 Days, All […]

December 4, 2020

The Future of Festivals: Navigating Film Festivals in 2021

The Future of Festivals: Navigating Festivals in 2021 Recorded live on Thu Jan 14, 1-2:30pm ET Join DOC NYC PRO for a 90-minute panel about the evolving film festival landscape. Guests include Camden International Film Festival Programmer Jeanelle Augustin, True/False Film Fest Programmer Amir George; and the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival, […]