Founded in 1972, DCTV is a nonprofit media arts center and community of and for documentary filmmakers.
We provide affordable hands-on workshops; equipment, post-production, and space rentals; a nonfiction screening and event series; and a free youth media training program – all complimented and invigorated by our 17-time Emmy Award winning and 2-time Academy Award nominated documentary production house. In 2020, we will open a cinema devoted completely to nonfiction programming.


Technical Director

DCTV is seeking an IT/video engineer with 5+ years experience working in broadcast/film post-production to become our next Technical Director (TD). The ideal candidate will have experience with delivery; media archiving and back-up; Avid Isis/Nexis and Media Composer support; as well as general business IT. Must be willing to manage others and get hands dirty (electronically speaking).

DCTV's TD is responsible for planning, organizing, and overseeing the video and audio engineering and information technology needs of the organization. This includes management of Rentals, Facilities, and Post staff and arranging/overseeing the work of outside contractors who provide technical services and support the organization’s telephone and infrastructure. The TD will maintain and steadily improve the A/V, professional video production, post-production, and IT technology of DCTV.

To Apply: See here for full details.


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.