Jay Dockendorf is a director and screenwriter of fiction and documentary films. He received the Tribeca Film Institute IWC Filmmaker Award at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival for his debut narrative feature film NAZ & MAALIK (2015), which later premiered at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival and was nominated for the 2016 GLAAD Award for Outstanding Feature Film—Limited Release. His documentary short films have appeared online in the New Yorker and the New York Times: Op-Docs. His latest project, the short film THREE DEATHS (2020), premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
He is represented by United Talent Agency.