2016 Decision Makers

Below is a list of the attending decision makers for the 2017 Hot Docs Festival. The list will continue to be updated in the weeks leading up to the Festival.

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Australia

  • Looking Glass Int., Susan Boshcoff
  • Screen Australia, Sam Griffin

Austria

  • Autlook Filmsales, Inka Achte
  • ORF1 & ORF 2 , Beate Thalberg

Canada

  • Bell Media, Corrie Coe
  • Bell Media, Kara Haflidson
  • Bell Media - Canal D, Jean-Pierre Laurendeau
  • Bell New Media Fund, Nancy Chapelle
  • Blue Ice Docs/KinoSmith Inc., Robin Smith
  • BlueAnt media, Craig Colby
  • BlueAnt media, Megan Ing
  • Bogeydom Licensing, George Ayoub
  • Canamedia, Andrea Stokes
  • CarribeanTales, Frances-Anne Solomon
  • CBC, Charlotte Engel
  • CBC, Lesley Birchard
  • CBC, Jenna Bourdeau
  • CBC , Sue Dando
  • CBC, Lynette Fortune
  • CBC - documentary Channel, Bruce Cowley
  • CBC - documentary Channel, Jordana Ross
  • Corus, Robyn Hutt
  • Corus, Christine Shipton
  • Corus, Andrew Johnson
  • Corus, Lisa Godfrey
  • Corus, Lynne Carter
  • Discovery Channel Canada, Lindsay Cowan Dotchison
  • Discovery Channel Canada, Heather Williamson
  • Discovery Channel Canada, Edwina Follows
  • Distribution 360 , Maria-Nicole Miriklis
  • eOne Entertainment , Loren Mawhinney
  • eOne Entertainment, Natalie Kampelmacher
  • eOne Entertainment, Tim Smythe-Bishop
  • Federgreen Entertainment / IndieCan, Avi Federgreen
  • Filmoption International, Lizanne Rouillard
  • Films Transit International, Jan Rofekamp
  • Fox International Channels (FIC), Brook Peters
  • Juice Worldwide, Anna Pakkala
  • Juice Worldwide, Andrew Buck
  • Kelencontent, Tanya Kelen
  • Knowledge Network, Rudy Buttignol
  • Knowledge Network, Murray Battle
  • Knowledge Network, Patrice Ramsay
  • Mongrel International, Charlotte Mickie
  • Mongrel Media, Hussain Amarshi
  • Mongrel Media, Tom Alexander
  • Mongrel Media, Andrew Frank
  • Octapixx Worldwide, Rahul Raman
  • Ouat Media, Inga Diev
  • Rogers Documentary Fund, Robin Mirsky
  • Rogers Media, Nataline Rodrigues
  • RYOT Films, Hayley Pappas
  • SRC Société Radio Canada , Georges Amar
  • Syndicado, Greg Rubidge
  • The Fremantle Corporation, Brad Pelman
  • TVO, Naomi Boxer
  • TVO, Jane Jankovic
  • TVO, Linda Fong
  • VICE Canada, Stephanie Brown
  • VICE Canada, Michael Kronish
  • VICE Canada, Patrick McGuire
  • VICE Canada, Tania Natscheff
  • VICE Canada, John Turner
  • VICE Canada, Colin Mcrae
  • Vision TV, Beverley Shenken

China

  • CNEX, Ruby Chen

Denmark

  • DOXBIO, Katrina Schelin
  • DR - Danish Broadcasting Corp., Kim Christiansen
  • DR - DR2 & Documania, Mette Hoffmann Meyer

Finland

  • YLE, Nina Tuominen
  • YLE, Arto Hyvonen

France

  • ARTE Distribution, Alec Herrmann
  • ARTE France, Mark Edwards
  • ARTE G.E.I.E., Madeleine Avramoussis
  • Doc & Film, Gorka Gallier
  • Java Films, Kathryn Bonnici
  • Terranoa, Laetitia Giansily Doyle
  • Upside Distribution, Severine Garusso
  • Wide House, Patrizia Mancini

Germany

  • ARTE ARD - NDR, Monika Schäfer
  • MONODUO, Ben Bassauer
  • Rise and Shine, Stefan Kloos
  • RTL Television GmbH, Arno Becker
  • ZDF/ARTE, Reinhart Lohmann

Israel

  • Channel 8, Edit Pinkas
  • Cinephil, Heather Wyer
  • yesDocu, Guy Lavie

Italy

  • Berta Film, Stefano Mutolo
  • RAI 3 (DOC3), Fabio Mancini

Japan

  • NHK, Yoko Imai
  • NHK, Takahiro Hamano

Korea

  • DOCAIR, Min-Chul Kim
  • Docs Port Incheon, Sung Moon

Netherlands

  • AVROTROS, Marijke Huijbregts
  • IKON, Margje De Koning
  • SND Films, Sydney Neter

Norway

  • VGTV, Hans Andreas Fay

Qatar

  • Al Jazeera English, Bilaal Hoosein

Spain

  • FeelSales, Luis Collar
  • Freak Independent Film Agency, Millan Vázquez

Sweden

  • SVT, Axel Arnö
  • Swedish Film Institute, Klara Grunning

Switzerland

  • First Hand Films, Gitte Hansen

Turkey

  • TRTAnkara TV, Kerime Senyücel

United Kingdom

  • Channel 4, Adam Gee
  • Dogwoof, Vesna Cudic
  • Dogwoof, Oli Harbottle
  • Espresso Media International , Ronja Schistek
  • Sideways Film, Juan Solera
  • Taskovski Films, Roland Loebner
  • Taskovski Films, Irena Taskovski
  • The Guardian, Charlie Phillips
  • Yaddo, Nick Fraser

United States

  • 7th Art Releasing, Udy Epstein
  • A&E TV Networks / A&E IndieFilms, Molly Thompson
  • A24, David Laub
  • Abramorama, Richard Abramowitz
  • Amazon Studios, Marc Hausmaninger
  • Argot Pictures, Blandine Mercier-McGovern
  • Arthouse, David Koh
  • BGP, Bill Straus
  • BOND, Elizabeth Sheldon
  • BRIC TV, Aziz Isham
  • Cargo Film & Releasing, David Piperni
  • Cargo Film & Releasing, Daniel Cantagallo
  • Chicken & Egg, Jenni Wolfson
  • Cinedigm, Susan Margolin
  • Cinereach, Leah Giblin
  • Cinetic Media, Jason Ishikawa
  • Cinetic Media, Kate Hurwitz
  • Cinetic Rights Management, Linzee Troubh
  • CNN Films, Courtney Sexton
  • CNN Films, Alexandra Hannibal
  • Conde Nast Entertainment, Joe La Bracio
  • Condé Nast Entertainment Group Digital, Sarah Lash
  • Conde Nast Entertainment Studios, Al Edgington
  • CuriosityStream, Elizabeth Hendricks North
  • Discovery Channel US, John Hoffman
  • Discovery Communications, Ryan Harrington
  • Epix, Jill Burkhart
  • Field of Vision, Charlotte Cook
  • Film Movement, Maxwell Wolkin
  • Film Sprout, Denae Peters
  • FilmRise, Max Einhorn
  • Fork Films, Abigail Disney
  • Fusion/Univision, Eric Douat
  • GoldCrest Films, Nick Quested
  • Google, Jessica Brillhart
  • Gravitas Ventures, Nolan Gallagher
  • Gravitas Ventures, Michael Lange
  • Gunpowder & Sky Distribution, Janet Brown
  • Gunpowder & Sky Distribution, Jake Hanly
  • Hartley Funding Agent, Sarah Masters
  • HBO Docs, Jesse Weinraub
  • Icarus Films, Jonathan Miller
  • Illinois Public Media, John Lindsay
  • Impact Partners, Dan Cogan
  • Indiegogo, Marc Hofstatter
  • International Documentary Association, Simon Kilmurry
  • Kickstarter, Liz Cook
  • Kino Lorber, Richard Lorber
  • Kino Lorber‎, Wendy Lidell
  • Louise Rosen Ltd, Louise Rosen
  • Music Box Films, Lisa Holmes
  • Outcast Films, Vanessa Domico
  • Participant Media, Elise Pearlstein
  • Participant Media, Diane Weyermann
  • Participant Media / Pivot , Jennie Morris
  • Participant Media / Pivot , Elissa Malek
  • Participant Media / Pivot , Christy Spitzer Thornton
  • Participant Media / Pivot , Belisa Balaban
  • Passion River Films, Mat Levy
  • PBS - American Documentary l POV, Justine Nagan
  • PBS - American Documentary l POV, Chris White
  • PBS - ITVS, Noland Walker
  • PBS - POV Digital, John MacFarlane
  • PBS - WNET, Julie Anderson
  • PBS - World Channel (WGBH), Christopher Hastings
  • PBS International, Tracy Beckett
  • PBS Programming, Marie Nelson
  • Preferred Content , Zac Bright
  • Preferred Content, Abby Davis
  • ProSieben / Red Arrow International, Shirley Bowers
  • Samuel Goldwyn Films, Peter Goldwyn
  • Shoreline Entertainment, Sam Eigen
  • Showtime, Vinnie Malhotra
  • Submarine, Ben Braun
  • Submarine, Josh Braun
  • Submarine, Dan Braun
  • Sundance Institute - Documentary Film Program, Kristin Feeley
  • Sundance Institute - Documentary Film Program, Bruni Burres
  • The Film Sales Company, Andrew Herwitz
  • The New York Times Op-Docs, Lindsay Crouse
  • The New York Times Op-Docs, Kathleen Lingo
  • The Redford Center, Melissa Fondakowski
  • Tribeca Film Institute, Amy Hobby
  • Tugg, Inc., Brian Parsons
  • Tugg, Inc., Felicia Pride
  • VHX, Forest Conner
  • Vimeo, Laura Turner Garrison
  • Warner Bros., Adam Steinman
  • Women Make Movies, Kristen Fitzpatrick
  • Women Make Movies, Debra Zimmerman

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