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Congratulations to three News & Documentary graduate students who received NYU Journalism awards, 2021
Sara Herrin, Fiqah Rahman and William Martin III received awards in 2021.
NYU News Doc Film Festival – May 8th, 2021
The News and Documentary graduate program invites you to a film festival of student films.
Inside Lens – NewsDoc Student Film Series Airing on NYC Life
NYU Journalism brings you an eight NewsDoc film series. These emerging filmmakers fully immersed themselves with their subjects: producing, directing, shooting, and editing as solo crews. The stories they captured reveal fascinating characters, and profound insights from around the world.
Fiqah Rahman, NewsDoc 2020, wins the $4K Grand Prize for the International Journalist Network’s Travel Video Contest
Check out her 2 minute story on her experience during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NewsDoc alum Alexandra Nikolchev’s documentary “The Place That Makes Us,” premiers at DOC NYC and screens at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
As Producer and DP, Alexandra spent three years following a young group of leaders determined to rebuild their post-industrial town in Youngstown, Ohio.
NewsDoc Alum Shezad Hameed Ahmad wins silver award at the 2020 Handle Climate Change Film Festival
Ahmad got the award for his documentary film on Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest […]
Nanfu Wang and her team of NewsDoc alums’ new documentary “In the Same Breath” premieres at Sundance
"In the Same Breath" is a very powerful indictment of propaganda in China and here.
NewsDoc alum Adam Santovac’s documentary “Super Graduate” wins first place in the EU Awards for Investigative Journalism
Based in Serbia, "Super Graduate" investigates corruption in higher education.
NYU News & Documentary 2020 Alumni Reunion Highlights
Watch highlights from the 2020 NewsDoc Alumni Reunion
DOC NYC Online Screening
A chance to view 3 films produced by NewsDoc students.
Nanfu Wang, NewsDoc 2014, receives a MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant
The MacArthur Foundation describes her work as "creating intimate character studies that examine the impact of authoritarian governance, corruption, and lack of accountability on the lives of individuals.”
Yamiche Alcindor, NewsDoc 2015, receives the 2020 Gwen Ifill Award
PBS NewsHour White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor, NewsDoc 2015, receives the IWMF 2020 Gwen Ifill Award. The Award is given annually to an outstanding female journalist of color whose work carries forward Ifill’s legacy.