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HOT DOCS THANKS ITS PARTNERS FOR THEIR ONGOING GENEROUS SUPPORT OF THE ART OF DOCUMENTARY

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Toronto, March 23, 2010 - Hot Docs would like to thank the many business, benefactors, and corporations for their extraordinary support and commitment to Hot Docs and documentary filmmaking.

“Without the unconditional generosity that each and every one of our 2010 supporting partners offers, Hot Docs would be unable to continue to showcase, launch, and promote the very best non-fiction films and their visionary makers, ” says Hot Docs director of development, Rose Bellosillo.

SCREENING PROGRAM SPONSORS

documentary
Presenting the World Showcase program

The Government of Ontario
Presenting the Special Presentations program
Presenting the Outstanding Achievement Award Retrospective

Canada Media Fund
Presenting the Canadian Spectrum program

The National Film Board of Canada
Presenting Focus On Tahani Rached

HOT DOCS’ PRESENTING PARTNERS
Rogers Documentary Fund
Telefilm Canada
documentary

Hot Docs would like to acknowledge the following partners for their tremendous support:

The Government of Ontario; National Film Board; Canadian Heritage; Canada Council for the Arts; Canada Media Fund; The Ministry of Tourism and Culture; Ontario Media Development Corporation; Canadian International Development Agency; Ontario Trillium Foundation; Ontario Arts Council; Toronto Arts Council; Toronto Economic Development; Brian Linehan Foundation; The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, Trade Commissioner Service; The Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation; The Hal Jackman Foundation; The Charles H. Ivey Foundation; The McLean Foundation; French Trade Commission; Consulate General of the Czech Republic; Embassy of Denmark; Consulate General of Estonia; Embassy of Ireland; UK Trade and Investment; Consulat Général de France à Toronto; Bureau de Quebec à Toronto; Société de développement des entreprises culturelles; Royal Netherlands Embassy; Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Holland Film, and Consulado General de México en Toronto.

PLATINUM PARTNERS
Astral Media; SCENE; Canwest; Now Magazine; Citytv; franklinHEAVY; Ford Canada; Dundee Wealth; Bloor-Yorkville BIA; TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, and Playback.

GOLD PARTNERS
HBO Documentary Films; C21media.net; Catharsis Managed IT; RealScreen; Deluxe; DJ Woods; Sony; Christie Digital; The Globe and Mail; Jackson-Triggs; Quebecor/Sun TV; Seneca College; SIM Video; Steam Whistle, and The Media Concierge.

SILVER PARTNERS
A&E; Carbon Sound & Picture; Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund; Thought Equity Motion; Kay & Warburton Chartered Accountants; ecentricarts inc; Centennial College; Alliance Films; NHK; À la Carte Kitchen; Imarion; Gardiner Roberts LLP; Quest Rentals; Ringe and Associates, and Title House.

CORPORATE BENEFACTORS
indieWIRE; TVOntario; AVW Telav; Directors Guild of Canada – Ontario; BlogTO; Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights; EQ3; NBC News Archives; William F. White International; Whole Foods Market, Image Media Farm, and Fresh Restaurants.

INDUSTRY PARTNERS
World Screen; POV; George Brown School of Design; Architect Solutions; Autoshare; AVW Telav; Cleveland Clinic Canada; Hardboiled Inc. Printing; Front Row Insurance Brokers, The Glasgow Group, and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.

RESTAURANT PARTNERS
Bodega Restaurant; Langolino Wine Bar and Grill; The Spoke Club; Southern Accent; Matignon; Sassafraz; Le Sélect Bistro; Cantina; Insomnia; 93 Harbord; Pangaea, and Ki Restaurant.

HOTEL PARTNER
Sutton Place Hotel

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Hot Docs is North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market. From April 29 to May 9, 2010, Hot Docs will present an outstanding selection of 170+ documentaries from Canada and around the world to Toronto audiences and international delegates. Hot Docs will also mount a full roster of conference sessions, market events and services for documentary practitioners, including the renowned Toronto Documentary Forum, May 5 and 6, and The Doc Shop.

Hot Docs is proud to include Rogers, Telefilm Canada and documentary as its Presenting Partners, with special support from the Government of Ontario.

Media Contact:
Virginia Kelly
V Kelly & Associates
Email: info@vkpr.ca
Phone: 416-466-9799

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