Housed in a landmarked firehouse in lower Manhattan, DCTV has been NYC’s preeminent community of and for documentary storytellers since 1972. Our mission is to strengthen democracy and enhance civil society by empowering citizens with the necessary resources to develop and share their stories. DCTV offers professional media training, tools, and resources to youth and aspiring, emerging, and established filmmakers. In 2019, DCTV will open a cinema devoted to the documentary art form.

DCTV has earned national recognition with 16 Emmy Awards and two Oscar nominations. Millions of viewers see our productions on HBO, Netflix, PBS, and NHK.


There are no part-time positions open at this time.


Workshop Instructors

DCTV is always seeking freelance instructors on a rolling basis for our hands-on adult workshops in Graphic & Web Design, Producing, Video Production, and Video Post-Production. Please learn more about our Workshops here.

Qualifications: All applicants must be working professionals with teaching experience, able to give our students an in-depth introduction to the industry’s leading software and technology. Applicants without any teaching experience will not be considered.

To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter and link to a reel to workshops[at]dctvny[dot]org. In your cover letter, please specify which DCTV Workshop(s) you are interested in teaching.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other characteristic protected by law.