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Hot Docs Hits Berlinale and EFM

Hot Docs industry programmer and Forum producer Dorota Lech will be in attendance at Berlinale from February 11 to 21. While there, Dorota will also attend…


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Hot Docs Boot Camp: Getting the Most Out of Your Festival Experience

Find out how to maximize your Festival experience direct from Hot Docs insiders, including hot tips on how to take advantage of conference programming, networking and pitching opportunities—all for…


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Rudy Buttignol Appointed to Order of Canada

Congratulations to Rudy Buttignol, president and CEO of British Columbia’s Knowledge Network, on his appointment to the Order of Canada. This incredible honour recognizes Rudy’s extraordinary…


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Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds Recipient Nabs Oscar Nomination

Congratulations to Hot Docs 2015 Official Selection and Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds recipient Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah (D: Adam Benzine) on being nominated in the Documentary Short…


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13 Hot Docs Alumni Nominated for Canadian Screen Awards

Congratulations to the Hot Docs alumni nominated for the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards:

  • Hot Docs 2014 official selection Avatar Secrets is nominated in the Best Original Program or Series…


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Former YLE Commissioning Editor Iikka Vehkalahti to Receive 2016 Doc Mogul Award

Hot Docs will present Iikka Vehkalahti with the 2016 Doc Mogul Award, which recognizes an individual who, over the course of his or her career, has made an essential contribution to the creative…


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Steve James Named Hot Docs 2016 Outstanding Achievement Recipient

The Hot Docs Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has chosen Steve James as the recipient of its 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award. As part of the honour, Hot Docs will screen a…


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Rosie Dransfeld Honoured With Focus On Retrospective at Hot Docs 2016

Hot Docs is pleased to announced that this year’s Focus On retrospective will pay tribute to Gemini Award-winning producer and director Rosie Dransfeld. The Focus On program showcases the work of a…


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