JANAH ELISE COX: Documentary Editor
Janah Elise (b. Bronx, NY) is a Documentary Director & Editor based in NYC

contact: janah.elise.cox at gmail.com

2021, Melting Snow. Premiere April 2022, The Criterion Collection.

2024, Untitled Dream Academy/Netflix Project (post-production)
2024, Rooted (post-production)
2024, Bulls and Saints (post-production)
2023, Redefined: J.R. Smith
2022, Call Me Miss Cleo
2022, Welcome to Wrexham
2022, The Hair Tales
2021, RACE
2021, The Color of Care
2020, Bad Hombres
2020, The Place That Makes Us
2020, Siempre, Luis
2019, Retrats
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

2023, Emmy Awards, Outstanding Picture Editing For An Unstructured Reality Program Winner, Welcome to Wrexham
2023, Emmy Awards, Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program Winner, Welcome to Wrexham
2023, Emmy Awards, Outstanding Directing For A Reality Program Winner, Welcome to Wrexham
2023, Emmy Awards, Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Reality Program (Single or Multi-Camera) Nominee, Welcome to Wrexham
2023, Emmy Awards, Outstanding Cinematography For A Reality Program Winner, Welcome to Wrexham
2023, Emmy Awards, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary Series (Serialized) Winner, RACE
2022, Critics Choice Documentary Award, Best Sports Documentary Winner, Welcome to Wrexham
2022, Critics Choice Documentary Award, Best Ongoing Documentary Series Winner, Welcome to Wrexham
2022, DOC NYC, 40 Under 40 Awardee
2022, Points North North Star Fellow
2021, BlackStar Film Festival, Best Experimental Short Nominee
2021, En Foco Fellow
2020, IF/Then North Shorts Grant Recipient
2020, Emmy Awards, Best Documentary Nominee, The King
2020, Emmy Awards, Best Historical Documentary Nominee, The King
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  
2017, Cannes Film Festival, Golden Eye Nominee

2023, Sheffield Doc/Fest
2021, Camden International Film Festival
2021, BlackStar Film Festival
2020, DOC NYC
2020, Sundance Film Festival
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

Kayla Myers, Filmmaker Magazine (August 16, 2021)
Pain into Joy: BlackStar Film Festival 2021

Kalia Richardson, NYT (October 27, 2022).
‘The Hair Tales’: Stories of Black Women’s Hair and Self-Acceptance
Rory Smith, NYT (September 16, 2022).
Welcome to Wrexham: It’s The Future
Devika Girish, NYT (August 27, 2020).
‘Mr. Soul!’ Review: Televising the Revolution, With Great Songs
NPR (Februrary 2, 2020).
Siempre, Luis' Offers A Peek Into The Talented Miranda Family
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”
Manohla Dargis, NYT (May 11, 2017).
“‘Get Me Roger Stone’ Review: Netflix Documentary Profiles a President Whisperer in Peacock Mode”