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

DIRECTOR
2021, Melting Snow

EDITOR
2021, RACE
2021, Untitled Covid-19 Documentary
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

AWARDS AND HONORS
2021, BlackStar Film Festival, Best Experimental Short Nominee
2021, En Foco Fellowship Awardee
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

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
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

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

EDITOR SELECTED PRESS
Devika Girish, NY (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”

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