Published on April 3rd, 2017 | by admin


Our Alumni Are Pretty Amazing! Here’s a Few Who Have Gone Above and Beyond In Their Field

2016 was an excellent year for News Doc, and that success has continued into 2017. The alumni below have been hard at work, and it shows. They have been screened around the world, won numerous awards, and have been on television!


Nanfu Wang: (Hooligan Sparrow and I Am Another You)  2017 Oscar Short List, IDA Emerging Documentary Filmmaker, Offical Sundance Selection, POV Broadcast, SXSW Chicken & Egg Pictures Award for Best Feature, SXSW Special Jury Award for Excellence

Shehzad Ahmad: (The Pakistan Four) AGAHI Journalist of the Year: Sexual and Reproductive Rights

Rongfei Guo: (Fairy Tales) 2016 Student Academy Award Winner Short Documentary

Contessa Gayles: (School of Yoga) 2016 Emmy Nomination Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting

Runze Yu: (Homowives) 2016 Crosscurrent Doc Fund Recipient

Ruohan Xu: (Dai’s Garden) 2016 DOC NYC Showcase,  The Foundation of the NY Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Grant

Haya Iqbal: (A Girl In the River) 2016 Oscar Award Winner: Best Documentary Short

Siyi Chen: (Emergency Room) 2016 DOC NYC Official Selection,  The Foundation of the NY Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Grant

Sharon Shattuck Eaves: (From This Day Forward) POV Broadcast

Congratulations to all our alumni in all of the work that you do. We’re so proud! Keep it up and send us updates!

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