June 2, 2022


DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, named Jaie Laplante as the festival’s new Artistic Director and revealed the wider programming team for features and shorts. The festival will hold its 13th edition November 9-17, 2022 in person in New York and online across the U.S. Laplante comes to DOC NYC with more than 20 years […]

November 21, 2021


The votes are in… and the winner of DOC NYC’s 2021 Audience Award is THE REVEREND! Vince Anderson made his way to New York to enter the seminary, but his true calling, music, changed his life forever. With his band, The Love Choir, Vince’s now-legendary weekly show became an institution in the Brooklyn music scene. Through powerful […]

November 18, 2021

DOC NYC Programmer Picks

Our programming team is calling out some of their favorites from this year’s festival, and we’re offering special discounted tickets to in-person screenings of those titles for only $10. Features Programmer Ruth Somalo is behind today’s selections. Read on to discover these documentary gems, and get tickets for almost half off the regular price! Get […]

November 10, 2021

Vote for the 2021 Audience Award!

Who will be this year’s winner? Only you can decide! Cast your votes for this year’s DOC NYC Audience Award. It’s easy! Voting will be open from November 10 at 8:00pm ET to November 18 at 11:59pm ET. First, make sure you are logged into your account. Then, click here to go to your Audience […]

November 3, 2021

Only In New York – Class of 2021

ONLY IN NEW YORK DOC NYC’s Only In New York program facilitates face-to-face meetings between leading industry decision-makers and filmmakers with works-in-progress. This program is co-presented by Showtime Documentary Films. The selection process for Only In New York starts with an open call for submissions. The final list of 45 projects was chosen by DOC […]

November 3, 2021

40 Under 40 Class of 2021

Now in its fourth year, the 40 Under 40 list shines a spotlight on emerging talent. This program is co-presented by HBO Documentary Films. The 40 Under 40 selection process begins with an open call for nominations for filmmakers based in the U.S. and Canada. The final list of honorees was chosen by a selection […]

October 11, 2021

How to Use DOC NYC Ticket Packs

Our Ticket Packs are back! Save up to $4 per ticket with a DOC NYC Ticket Pack. It’s easy to buy and to use. Here’s the step-by-step detail. Step One: Add your Ticket Pack to your cart – click here to purchase packs for in-person screenings or click here for packs for online screenings.  Step […]

July 23, 2021


Submissions are closed for this program. DOC NYC and IF/Then Shorts, in partnership with The Redford Center, calls short documentary filmmakers to take part in the inaugural IF/Then x The Redford Center Nature Access Pitch. Today, most people spend more than 90% of the time indoors. As disconnection from nature takes a mental, physical, spiritual and social […]