2017 Decision Makers

Below is a list of the participating decision makers for the 2020 Hot Docs Festival. The list will continue to be updated in the weeks leading up to the Festival.

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Australia

  • Moxy Planet, Susan Boshcoff
  • SBS, Krishan Arora

Austria

  • Autlook Filmsales, Liselot Verbrugge
  • ORF1 & ORF 2, Sharon Nuni

Canada

  • AMI-tv, Andrew Morris
  • ArtHouse Cinematheque, Marjan Alizadeh
  • Bell Media, Tina Apostolopoulos
  • Bell Media, Corrie Coe
  • Bell Media - Canal D, Jean-Pierre Laurendeau
  • Blue Ice Films, Robin Smith
  • Bogeydom Licensing, George Ayoub
  • Canamedia, Andrea Stokes
  • CBC, Lesley Birchard
  • CBC, Jennifer Dettman
  • CBC, Jenna Bourdeau
  • CBC, Charlotte Engel
  • CBC - documentary Channel, Jordana Ross
  • CBC - documentary Channel, Sandra Kleinfeld
  • CBC - documentary Channel, Bruce Cowley
  • CBC The Nature of Things, Sue Dando
  • Corus Entertainment, Andrew Johnson
  • Discovery Channel Canada, Heather Williamson
  • Discovery Channel Canada, Edwina Follows
  • Discovery Channel Canada, Lindsay Cowan Dotchison
  • eOne Entertainment, Natalie Kampelmacher
  • Filmoption International, Lizanne Rouillard
  • Films Transit International, Jan Rofekamp
  • Indiecan Entertainment Inc., Avi Federgreen
  • Juice Worldwide, Andrew Buck
  • Knowledge Network, Murray Battle
  • Knowledge Network, Rudy Buttignol
  • Mongrel International, Caroline Habib
  • Mongrel Media, Tom Alexander
  • Mongrel Media, Andrew Frank
  • Ouat Media, Inga Diev
  • RYOT Films, Hayley Pappas
  • SRC Societe Radio Canada, Michel Scheffer
  • SRC Société Radio Canada , Georges Amar
  • Syndicado, Greg Rubidge
  • The Bell Fund, Nancy Chapelle
  • The Fremantle Corporation, Brad Pelman
  • TVO, Naomi Boxer
  • TVO, Linda Fong
  • VICE Canada, Tania Natscheff
  • VICE Canada, John Turner
  • VICE Documentary Films, Patrick McGuire

Denmark

  • DR - Danish Broadcasting Corp., Kim Christiansen
  • DR - DR2 & Documania, Anders Bruus

Finland

  • YLE - Human Passion, Jenny Westergard

France

  • ARTE France, Mark Edwards
  • ARTE G.E.I.E, Sabine Lange
  • ARTE G.E.I.E., Philippe Muller
  • CANAL+, Philippe De Bourbon
  • Doc & Film, Gorka Gallier
  • Terranoa, Laetitia Giansily Doyle

Germany

  • ARTE ARD - SWR, Dr. Gudrun Hanke-El Ghomri
  • Kloos Und Co., Stefan Kloos
  • MONODUO, Ben Bassauer
  • ZDF, Michael Gries
  • ZDF Enterprises GmbH, Ralf Rueckauer
  • ZDF/ARTE, Marita Huebinger

Israel

  • Channel 8, Orit Slutzky
  • Channel 8, Edit Pinkas
  • Cinephil, Philippa Kowarsky
  • yesDocu, Guy Lavie

Italy

  • Slingshot Films, Manuela Buono

Japan

  • NHK, Takahiro Hamano
  • NHK, Yoko Imai

Netherlands

  • Movies That Matter, Margje De Koning
  • SND Films, Sydney Neter
  • VPRO, Barbara Truyen

Norway

  • VGTV - Norway, Hans Andreas Fay

Qatar

  • Al Jazeera Documentary Channel, Mohammed Belhaj

Sweden

  • SVT, Axel Arnö
  • SVT, Daniel Pynnönen

UK

  • Dogwoof, Oli Harbottle
  • Scorpion TV, David Cornwall
  • Taskovski Films, Irena Taskovski

United Kingdom

  • BBC Storyville, Kate Townsend
  • Flame Distribution, Phil Barnsdall-Thompson
  • Sideways Film, Kazz Basma
  • Taskovski Films, Caroline Stern
  • Yaddo, Nick Fraser

USA

  • WORLD Channel WGBH, Christopher Hastings
  • Amazon Studios, Marc Hausmaninger
  • Argot Pictures, Blandine Mercier-McGovern
  • BRIC TV, Aziz Isham
  • Cargo Film & Releasing, David Piperni
  • Catapult Film Fund, Lisa Chanoff
  • Chicago Media Project, Paula M. Froehle
  • Chicken & Egg, Lucila Moctezuma
  • Cinetic Media, Jason Ishikawa
  • Cinetic Rights Management, Linzee Troubh
  • CNN Films, Alexandra Hannibal
  • Content Media Corporation, Paige Feldman
  • Demand Film, Andrew Hazelton
  • Discovery Channel Canada, Ken MacDonald
  • Drafthouse Films, James Shapiro
  • East Village Entertainment, Diana Holtzberg
  • Field of Vision, Charlotte Cook
  • Field of Vision, Anne Neczypor
  • Film Movement, Demetri Makoulis
  • Film Movement, Maxwell Wolkin
  • Film Sprout, Caitlin Boyle
  • Ford Foundation / JustFilms, Andrew Catauro
  • Fork Films, Molly O'Brien
  • Gravitas Ventures, Nolan Gallagher
  • Gravitas Ventures, Chad Miller
  • Gunpowder & Sky Distribution, Janet Brown
  • Gunpowder & Sky Distribution, Jake Hanly
  • Hartley Funding Agent, Sarah Masters
  • HBO Documentary Films, Jesse Weinraub
  • Icarus Films, Jonathan Miller
  • Illinois Public Media, John Lindsay
  • Impact Partners, Jenny Raskin
  • International Documentary Association, Amy Halpin
  • International Documentary Association, Claire Aguilar
  • International Documentary Association, Simon Kilmurry
  • Kartemquin, Tim Horsburgh
  • Kickstarter, Liz Cook Mowe
  • Kino Lorber‎, Wendy Lidell
  • Louise Rosen Ltd, Louise Rosen
  • MIT Open Doc Lab, Katerina Cizek
  • Music Box Films, Lisa Holmes
  • National Geographic , Erin Krozek
  • NEON, Darcy Heusel
  • Neon, Daniel O'Meara
  • Observatory Pictures, Stephen Morse
  • Participant Media, Elise Pearlstein
  • Passion River Films, Mat Levy
  • PBS - American Documentary l POV, Chris White
  • PBS - American Documentary l POV, Justine Nagan
  • PBS - ITVS, Noland Walker
  • PBS - WNET, Julie Anderson
  • PBS Distribution, Emily Rothschild
  • PBS International, Tom Koch
  • PBS Programming, Marie Nelson
  • Points North Institute, Sean Flynn
  • Preferred Content, Abby Davis
  • Saboteur Media, David Kennedy
  • Shoreline Entertainment, Sam Eigen
  • Submarine, Dan Braun
  • Submarine, Josh Braun
  • Submarine, Ben Braun
  • Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, Kristin Feeley
  • The Film Collaborative, Bryan Glick
  • The Film Sales Company, Andrew Herwitz
  • The New York Times Op-Docs, Kathleen Lingo
  • The Orchard, Maite Alvarez
  • Torch Films, Adam Zaslavsky
  • VICE Documentary Films, Jason Mojica
  • Women Make Movies, Debra Zimmerman
  • Women Make Movies, Kristen Fitzpatrick

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