Woody Allen, Alfred Hitchcock, Richard Pryor, The Simpsons, Steven Spielberg, Sesame Street, Gordon Parks, David Bowie, Frank Sinatra, Michael Moore, Orson Welles, 60 Minutes, John Frankenheimer, Janet Jackson…the list goes on and on.

What do they have in common? They all have work in the permanent collection at The Paley Center for Media. Now it's your turn to become a part of history and have your work screened and archived side-by-side with these great talents.

Docu-Jam 2019 is a unique youth documentary showcase presented by the Paley Center, in association with DCTV in New York.

We seek outstanding documentaries produced by young people across the country. Selected documentaries will be screened at the Paley Center on October 24, 2019 and will become part of the Paley Center’s permanent collection.

Entries must meet the following criteria:

  • filmmakers must be 21 years old or younger
  • documentaries must be less than 12 minutes in length
  • documentaries must have been completed after June 1, 2016
  • entries are limited to three per organization/group/school

Each entry must complete the online SUBMISSION FORM.

Submissions must be received by September 25, 2019.

Admission is free for the October 24th screening but RSVPs are required for groups. Please email to reserve seats.

Looking forward to seeing some amazing work this year! Thanks to all participants in advance.

For more information, please contact:
Johnny Ramos

Rebekah Fisk
The Paley Center for Media