The 2018 NeXt Doc program will take place from June 3rd-8th at the Carey Institute for Global Good in Rensselearville, NY in Upstate New York.  We will be announcing our presenting filmmakers soon!

NeXt Doc aims to create space for filmmakers from communities and backgrounds that historically have not had access to film programs and development of documentary filmmaking skills. The program is intended to be accessible to all filmmakers who are eligible to apply no matter their financial status. This is made possible by in-kind contributions from Youth FX and The Carey Institute for Global Good as well as other funders and supporting partners.  ***We highly encourage women, people of color and LGBTQ filmmakers to apply.

There is no cost to apply, and those selected will attend FREE of charge with food, housing and workshops all fully covered.  ***Do keep in mind that if you are selected as a fellow for the 2018 NeXt Doc program you will be responsible for covering your travel costs to the Albany, NY area where we will arrange transportation to the Carey Institute.

To apply to the 2018 NeXt Doc program complete the online application form below before the deadline of Monday April 2, 2018. 

Selected fellows will be notified by Monday April 30, 2018. If you have any questions about the application or the NeXt Doc program please email:

NeXt Doc Application

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Tell us what's amazing about you! Share more about your identity, if you wish. Also, let us know if you have special needs that must be met for the program to be accessible to you (sensitivities, physical limitations, emotional needs, etc.)