JANAH ELISE COX: Documentary Editor

Janah Elise Cox (b. Bronx, NY, 1987) is a Documentary Editor based in NYC. 


contact: janah.elise.cox at gmail.com

FILMS
20XX, Kid Quixote
20XX, Retrats
20XX, Jelloman, if u will
20XX, Youngstown
2019, Slay the Dragon
2018, Watergate — Or, How We Learned to Stop an Out-of-Control President
2018, Story of Access (Starbucks Racial Bias Training)
2018, Personal Statement
2018, Mr. SOUL!
2018, 93Queen
2017, The King
2017, Get Me Roger Stone
2016, Donald Cried

AWARDS AND HONORS
2019, Emmy Awards, Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary Nominee, Personal Statement
2019, Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship, Diversity in the Edit Room Mentee
2019, Grammy Awards, Best Music Film Nominee, The King 
2018, Maine Media Workshops, Storytelling in the Edit Room, Scholarship Recipient
2017, Cannes Film Festival, Golden Eye Nominee

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
2019, Tribeca Film Festival
2018, Tribeca Film Festival
2018, New York Film Festival
2018, Berlin Film Festival
2018, Sundance Film Festival 
2018, HotDocs Film Festival
2018, Telluride Film Festival
2017, Cannes Film Festival
2016, SXSW Film Festival

SELECTED PRESS
A.O. Scott, NYT (October 11, 2018).
“Watergate’ Shocks Anew With Its True Tale of Political Scandal”
Kenneth Turan, LAT, (August 14, 2018)
“‘93Queen’ offers an insider's view of women's lives in a self-contained Hasidic community”
Ben Kenigsberg, NYT, (July 24, 2018).
93Queen’ Follows Female Jewish EMS Workers in Brooklyn”
Peter Travers, Rolling Stone (June 20, 2018).
“Doc on Rise and Fall of Elvis Holds Mirror to Trump’s America”
Stephanie Zacharek,  TIME (June 12, 2018).
“'The King' Is Both an Elvis Presley Documentary and a Song for America”
Marghola Dargis, NYT (June 11, 2018).
“’The King’ Chases the American Dream and Elvis”
Eric Koh, IndieWire (May 30, 2018).
“Starbucks Commissioned a Film About Bias Training That’s Risky and Essential”
Mark