Basil Tsiokos is a Senior Programmer for the Sundance Film Festival, focusing on nonfiction features. He was most recently with DOC NYC for nearly a decade, where he served as Director of Programming since 2014, as well as with the Nantucket Film Festival as its Film Program Director. Prior to those positions, Basil was the longtime Artistic and Executive Director of NewFest: The NY LGBT Film Festival. He has been affiliated with Sundance since 2005 as a Programming Associate. Basil serves on the feature nominating committees for the International Documentary Association Awards and Cinema Eye Honors. He has written about documentaries daily since 2010 on what (not) to doc. Basil holds a Masters degree from New York University and two undergraduate degrees from Stanford University.
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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