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Documentary Director / DP

Media Production Center

We’re looking for a contracted or full-time director who is experienced in directing documentary film and video. The qualified individual must be able to direct, shoot, and edit.


Your Responsibilities

  • Responsible for finding storylines.

  • Develop storyline into a feasible project.

  • During production, act as Director or Director of Photography, depending on project.

  • In Post-Production, responsible for editing and supervising color correction, graphics, sound.

  • Staying on budget and deadline.


  • Minimum 3 years experience in video producing, directing, shooting, and editing.

  • Must be a good communicator and team player.

  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment.

  • Capable of working extended hours when required.

  • Willing to travel on short notice, in the USA and internationally.

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).

  • Must reside in New York City and have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.


  • Camera skills (SONY FS7 and A7s)
  • Editing skills (Adobe Premiere CC)

Preferred Qualification

  • Fluent in French and Haitian Creole


Commensurate upon experience.

Full-time position offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, and more.

Work Location

Tzu Chi USA Media Production Center located in Queens, New York.

If your application meets our requirements, we’ll contact you to schedule an interview.

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