2019 Hot Docs Deal Maker

Below is a list of the attending decision makers for the 2019 Hot Docs Deal Maker. The list will continue to be updated in the weeks leading up to the Festival.

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Canada

  • Bell Media, Justin Stockman
  • Bell Media, Tina Apostolopoulos
  • Bell Media - Canal D, Jean-Pierre Laurendeau
  • Bell New Media Fund, Nancy Chapelle
  • CBC, Charlotte Engel
  • CBC - documentary, Jordana Ross
  • CBC The Nature of Things, Sue Dando
  • Corus Entertainment, Kathleen Meek
  • Corus Entertainment, Andrew Johnson
  • Discovery Channel Canada, Edwina Follows
  • Knowledge Network, Murray Battle
  • Knowledge Network, Rudy Buttignol
  • SRC Société Radio Canada , Georges Amar
  • TVO, Naomi Boxer
  • TVO, Linda Fong
  • VICE Canada, Vanessa Case
  • VICE Canada, Shawney Cohen

China

  • bilibili, Leah Zhang
  • bilibili, Bo Zhang
  • bilibili, Yolanda Fang
  • Tencent, Summer Song
  • Tencent, Bob Jin
  • YouKu, Yuqi Nyq

Finland

  • YLE - Human Passion, Jenny Westergard
  • YLE - TV1 and Thema, Nina Tuominen

France

  • ARTE France, Mark Edwards
  • ARTE G.E.I.E., Philippe Muller
  • France Télévisions - France Ô , Béatrice Nivois

Germany

  • ARD - NDR, Barbara Biemann
  • ARD - WDR, Jutta Krug
  • ARTE ARD - SWR, Dr. Gudrun Hanke-El Ghomri
  • Spiegel TV, Kay Siering
  • ZDF, Wolfgang Bergmann
  • ZDF, Michael Gries
  • ZDFinfo, Natalie Zinkland

Iran

  • Press TV, Roohollah Rezaei

Ireland

  • TG4, Proinsias Ní Ghráinne

Israel

  • Channel 8, Edit Pinkas
  • yesDocu, Avital Lavi

Japan

  • NHK, Yoshihiko Ichiya
  • NHK, Takahiro Hamano
  • NHK, Yoko Imai
  • NHK Enterprises, Yukari Harada

Korea

  • EBS, Gunny Hyung

Netherlands

  • AVROTROS, Jessica Raspe
  • IKON, Margje De Koning

Norway

  • VGTV - Norway, Hans Andreas Fay

Qatar

  • Al Jazeera Documentary Channel, Adel Ksiksi
  • Al Jazeera Documentary Channel, Ahmed Mahfouz Nouh

Sweden

  • SVT, Axel Arnö

Switzerland

  • RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse, Gaspard Lamuniere

Turkey

  • TRT World, Choy Lin Mok

United Kingdom

  • BBC Storyville, Mandy Chang
  • The Guardian, Charlie Phillips
  • The Whickers, Jane Ray

USA

  • A&E Networks, Christine Kecher
  • ABC Documentaries, Terri Lichstein
  • ABC Documentaries, Jeanmarie Condon
  • Al Jazeera English, Reem Haddad
  • Amazon Original Movies, Ally Pennebaker
  • BRIC TV, Aziz Isham
  • CAA, Amanda Lebow
  • Catapult Film Fund, Megan Gelstein
  • Chicken & Egg, Kelly Duane de la Vega
  • Cinereach, Meredith Duff
  • Creative Capital, Suzy Delvalle
  • Field of Vision, Charlotte Cook
  • HBO Documentary Films, Jesse Weinraub
  • Impact Partners, Lauren Haber
  • International Documentary Association, Toni Bell
  • Kickstarter, Liz Cook Mowe
  • National Geographic, Ryan Harrington
  • NBC Universal, Nina Weinstein
  • NETFLIX Originals, Sarafina DiFelice
  • Participant Media, Kristi Whisler
  • PBS - American Documentary l POV, Chris White
  • PBS - American Documentary l POV, Justine Nagan
  • PBS - Frontline, Raney Aronson
  • PBS - ITVS, Noland Walker
  • Sesame Workshop , Beth Miranda Botshon
  • The New York Times Op-Docs, Lindsay Crouse
  • The New York Times Op-Docs, Kathleen Lingo
  • The Redford Center, Jonathan White
  • Vulcan, Mariam Larkin
  • Vulcan, Miriam Larkin
  • Vulcan Productions, Jannat Gargi
  • WGBH Educational Foundation, Denise Diianni
  • WNET, Lesley Norman
  • WNET, Stephen Segaller
  • WORLD Channel WGBH/PBS, Emily Abi-Kheirs
  • WORLD Channel WGBH/PBS, Christopher Hastings

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Presenting Platinum Partner

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Signature Partner

  • logo CBC Docs

Presenting Partners

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  • logo Netflix
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Major Supporters

  • logo Celebrate-Ontario
  • logo telefilm

Official Airline Partner

  • logo Delta Web