Basil Tsiokos is a Senior Programmer for the Sundance Film Festival, focusing on documentary features. He was most recently with DOC NYC for nearly a decade, serving as Director of Programming since 2014, as well as with the Nantucket Film Festival as Film Program Director. Prior to those positions, Basil was the longtime Artistic and Executive Director of NewFest. He has been affiliated with Sundance for the past 16 years, serving as a Programming Associate. Basil serves on the nominating committees for the International Documentary Association Awards and Cinema Eye Honors, and has written about documentaries daily since 2010 on what (not) to doc. He holds a Masters degree from New York University and two undergraduate degrees from Stanford University.
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