Hot Docs Welcomes New Industry Programs Staff

Hot Docs is pleased to welcome two new members to our industry programs team. Joining us from Sheffield Doc/Fest is industry programs coordinator Madelaine Russo, and from WIFT comes industry…

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Hot Docs Hits CPH:DOX and IDFA

From November 5 to 15, a number of Hot Docs Founders Circle members and Hot Docs staff will be in attendance at CPH:DOX including:

  • Chris McDonald, President *…

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Two Hot Docs Alumni Shortlisted for Oscars

Congratulations to Hot Docs 2015 Official Selection and Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds recipient Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah (formerly Lanzmann) and Hot…

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Hot Docs Reports $33.3-Million Economic Impact for 2015 Festival

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that an economic impact study conducted around the 2015 festival, conference and market and associated year-round operation has revealed a total impact of…

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Five Hot Docs Alumni Win Emmy Awards

Congratulations to the Hot Docs alumni who were awarded 2015 Emmys, including Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds recipient and Hot Docs 2013 Best Canadian Feature Award winner When I Walk (D: Jason DaSilva),…

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Hot Docs Nominated for Premier's Awards for Excellence in the Arts

Hot Docs is honoured to be nominated for the 2015 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts, which recognizes the extraordinary achievements of Ontario’s artists and arts organizations. Thank…


Hot Docs Board Welcomes Beth Burgess and Ian Bandeen

Hot Docs is very pleased to welcome Beth Burgess (The Andy and Beth Burgess Family Foundation) to the organization’s Board of Directors and Ian Bandeen (S.M. Blair Family Foundation) to the…

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Charlotte Cooks Teams Up With Laura Poitras and AJ Schnack on New Documentary Unit

Congratulations to former Hot Docs director of programming Charlotte Cook, who has teamed up with Oscar®-winning director Laura Poitras (Citizenfour) and AJ Schnack to launch [Field of…

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