Basil Tsiokos

Basil Tsiokos is a Documentary Programming Associate for the Sundance Film Festival, Senior Programmer for DOC NYC, Film Program Director for the Nantucket Film Festival, and a Consultant for filmmakers & film festivals. Between 1996-2008, he was the Artistic & Executive Director of NewFest: The NY LGBT Film Festival. Basil has served on numerous film festival juries and panels, and is a regular contributor to Indiewire, where he serves as chief curator for Iw‘s curation of Hulu’s Documentaries page. He is also a Visiting Instructor at Pratt, teaching a course on film festivals and overseeing the work of the student organizers of the Wallabout Film Festival. Basil is the Co-Producer of Cameron Yates’ feature documentary THE CANAL STREET MADAM (World Premiere, SXSW 2010). He holds a Masters degree from New York University in Cinema Studies and completed his undergraduate work at Stanford University.

One response to “Basil Tsiokos

  1. Hi, Storydoc is a training programme for development documentaries, based in Athens, Greece. Each year Storydoc organises three sessions in Ramallah- Palestine,Corfu-Greece and Athens. We collaborate with CoPro in Tel Aviv and in the sessions in Greece we host both Palestinians and Israelis among with greeks and other Mediterraneans documentarists.Head of studies is Tue Steen Muller and tutors are Peter Symes,Mikael Opstrup,Emma Davie, Ann Julienne,Stan Newman,Louis Rosen and others. We would like to be in touch.Best regards Kostas

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