DOC NYC Announce “Only In New York” Lineup

DOC NYC has announced the lineup of 46 work-in-progress documentaries chosen from submissions to participate in the “Only In New York” program, which consists of roundtable meetings with industry professionals and mentors. Over the course of four days (Nov. 11-14), filmmakers will network with financiers, producers, sales agents, distributors, festival programmers and other industry representatives […]

Explore DOC NYC’s Art + Design Section

DOC NYC’s Art + Design Section showcases the documentary films that intersect film and the arts! Take a look: Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly NYC PREMIERE | Sun Nov 10 | Ai Weiwei’s interactive art installation on San Francisco’s Alcatraz Island pays tribute to prisoners of conscience across the globe while celebrating freedom of speech. In person: Cheryl Haines, Gina […]

Take a Look at DOC NYC 2019 Full Schedule

Take a look DOC NYC’s full schedule for 2019:      You can buy your tickets to any of our screenings – see the full lineup here!  Get your DOC NYC PRO passes here! 

Explore Doc Industry at DOC NYC PRO

The DOC NYC PRO conference highlights projects that represent new breakthroughs in documentary artistry, financing and distribution. This week we are shining light on the Doc Industry! Experience 3 days of panels & Explore the Doc Industry with representatives from Kanopy, NEON, Magnolia and Participant for Distribution and Audience Impact (Nov 10); representatives from Endeavor Content, Impact Partners and Kickstarter for Funding a Documentary (Nov. 13); and Pitch Perfect (Nov. 11) co-presented by A&E IndieFilms, which allows attendees to hear top […]

Buy a Ten-Ticket Package for DOC NYC 2019

Our Ten-Ticket package is back for 2019! Secure admission for $3 less per ticket and a total savings of $30. It’s easy to buy and to use. First you purchase a Ten-Ticket Package. Then you select which films you want to use those tickets on. It’s that simple! Here’s the step-by-step detail. Step One: Purchase your Ten-Ticket […]

Explore DOC NYC’s Sonic Cinema Section

Are you a fan of music? 🎶 Are you a fan of documentary films? 📽️ Well then do we have the films for you! Combine the best of music and docs with DOC NYC’s Sonic Cinema Strand. Sonic Cinema puts a spotlight on docs with a music focus! Born into the Gig NYC PREMIERE | Fri […]


DOC NYC, America’s largest documentary festival, running November 6-15, today announces its 2nd Annual 40 Under 40 list to honor 40 documentary talents under the age of 40. The honorees span the documentary disciplines of directing, producing, editing, and cinematography. The initiative is sponsored by Topic Studios, First Look Media’s entertainment studio. The honorees will be treated to two […]

2019 DOC NYC Winner’s Circle Revealed

New this year, the DOC NYC Winner’s Circle section was created to highlight films that have won major festival awards—in many cases, from Oscar-qualifying international festivals—but might fly below the radar of American audiences. Some have been distributed in American art house theaters; others have not. Last year, several international titles that were previously overlooked by prognosticators were […]

DOC NYC Short List: Shorts Announced for 2019

DOC NYC presents our Short List for documentary shorts for the second consecutive year, highlighting the year’s standout short form documentaries selected by the festival’s programming team.  “We’re in a golden age of documentary shorts,” said DOC NYC Shorts Programmer Opal H. Bennett, who oversees the selection. “This lineup reflects a wide spectrum of filmmakers and distributors who […]

DOC NYC Announces the 2019 Features Short List

DOC NYC is pleased to announce the 2019 DOC NYC Short List: Features; the eighth annual selection of the year’s top 15 award contenders for feature documentary. The list is considered influential for its steady track record of anticipating Academy Award nominees and winners. The DOC NYC Short List for documentary features officially started in 2012 with 10 titles and grew to […]