2016 DOC NYC in Focus: DOC NYC PRO – Show Me the Money Day

overview6Panel series DOC NYC PRO comes to a close for 2016 on Thursday, November 17 with Show Me the Money Day: An essential exploration of financing and sustainability in nonfiction filmmaking.

Show Me the Money Day

morning-moneyMORNING MANIFESTO
10:00am

Tom Quinn shares wisdom from his distribution career that includes overseeing the releases of CITIZENFOUR and 20 FEET FROM STARDOM.

out-moneyOUT OF THE BOX FUNDING
10:30am

Producers Marilyn Ness (CAMERAPERSON, TRAPPED), Iyabo Boyd (Feedback Loop), and David Bellinson (ALL THE RAGE (SAVED BY SARNO)) share their experiences getting projects financed and the creative steps they had to take along the way. Moderator: Julie La’Bassiere (BAFTA).

sustain-moneyMAKING YOUR SKILLS PAY: SUSTAINABILITY
Noon

ArtHome’s Esther Robinson leads this discussion on how to make a living as a documentarian and how you can make your career sustainable, featuring Chicken & Egg Pictures’ Jenni Wolfson, filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg (MARATHON: THE PATRIOTS DAY BOMBING), Yoruba Richen (THE NEW BLACK), and Carrie Lozano (THE BALLAD OF FRED HERSCH) on making smart choices in your career.

operating-mondyOPERATING IN THE GREY AREA, LEGAL & ETHICAL ISSUES IN DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING
2:00pm

Entertainment attorneys Marc H Simon and Andrea Cannistraci of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard, LLC, along with filmmaker Maxim Pozdorovkin (CLÍNICA DE MIGRANTES), guide you through the rules and regulations of privacy, hidden cameras, right to record, confidentiality, permission, and releases to help you protect yourself and your work. Co-presented by Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard, LLC.

success-moneySUCCESSES, FAILURES & CRAZY IN-BETWEENS
3:30pm

Getting your film funded often comes with unexpected results, and surprises come with the territory. Hear from Kickstarter’s Liz Cook, along with filmmakers Jill Campbell (MR CHIBBS), Damani Baker (THE HOUSE ON COCO ROAD), and Deirdre Fischel (CARE) about what worked and what didn’t.

Why You Should Attend:
Bookend the funding-focused final day of DOC NYC PRO with a networking Breakfast and a Happy Hour, located at DOC NYC’s PRO Lounge at the Chelsea Cinepolis.

More Info:
Individual tickets are not available for DOC NYC PRO. To attend, purchase one of the following Passes: All Access Pass, DOC NYC PRO Pass, or Show Me the Money Day Pass.

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