The Harlem Children's Zone (HCZ) is seeking a filmmaker for a feature-length documentary that chronicles the organization’s evolution and impact on the children, families and community of Central Harlem.

The film will cover our growth and changes during the early 90s and leading up to the present date, documenting our expansion along the way using archival footage and materials. It will also incorporate new content and interviews.

Check out the RFP here: hcz.org

Experience / Skills


Experience in interviewing, and archival footage is imperative.

Cinema-quality footage (4k or higher.)

Experience living in Harlem, the Bronx, or Queens is a plus.

About Harlem Children's Zone


The Harlem Children's Zone is an organization that has worked for over 40 years to break the generational cycle of poverty through education and community programs. We serve 25,000 individuals across 97 blocks in Harlem, providing support during all stages in life; from prenatal care, to job placement after college.

With a graduation rate of 97%, we've become a national model and leader in the fields of education, youth and community development, and the fight against poverty.