Darian Henry

Filmmaker | Co-Founder & Co-Director of NeXt Doc
NeXt Doc / BGDM

Darian Henry is a filmmaker, digital media educator, founding member and assistant director of the nationally renowned film and media organization Youth FX. She has shot, directed, and produced over 20 short documentary, narrative, and experimental films, some of which have screened in festivals across the country and around the world. As an educator, Darian uses film as a means to build community, empowering youth from underrepresented communities in a wide range of Youth FX programs that arm them with the skills to create their own short documentary and narrative films. In addition to her work in film and digital media education, Darian is also the co-founder and co-director of NeXt Doc, an internationally known documentary fellowship at the forefront of providing access and support to young filmmakers from marginalized communities across continents. Darian Henry was born in Hanover, Jamaica. She currently resides in New York.