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Hot Docs Wraps 24th Edition With Record-Breaking Audiences of 215,000

Hot Docs has wrapped its 24th edition with record-breaking audience numbers reaching an estimated 215,000. The 11-day event featured 461 public screenings of 228 films on 15 screens across Toronto,…


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Rumble Wins Hot Docs Audience Award & $50,000 Rogers Audience Award

Audience votes have been tallied and the 2017 Audience Award winner is *[Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the…


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Hot Docs 2017 Award Winners Announced

At the Hot Docs Awards Presentation, hosted by Garvia Bailey, host of Good Morning Toronto! on Jazz.FM91, 12 awards and $67,000 in cash and prizes were presented to Canadian and international…


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Hot Docs Forum and Deal Maker Wrap With Over $100,00 in Cash Prizes Awarded

The Hot Docs Forum, Hot Docs’ key international co-financing market event, and Hot Docs Deal Maker, Hot Docs’ curated one-on-one pitch meeting program, wrapped after two days of brisk…


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Hot Docs 2017 Short Film Pitch Winner Announced

On Tuesday, May 2, Hot Docs and BravoFACT presented the Hot Docs Short Film Pitch last night, giving six Canadian filmmaking teams the opportunity to pitch their short documentary projects to a live…


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$100,000 first look Pitch Prizes Announced at Hot Docs Forum

At the opening of the Hot Docs Forum this morning it was announced that new pitch prizes totalling $100,000 CAD will be awarded to two participating projects as part of Hot Docs first look, a new…


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Montreal-Based Producer Daniel Cross Named 2017 Don Haig Award Recipient

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that Montreal-based producer Daniel Cross has been named this year’s recipient of the Don Haig Award. The Award, now in its twelfth year, is presented by the Hot…


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2017 Festival Welcomes Special Guests & Filmmakers

Hot Docs is honoured to welcome a number of special guests, including fashion designer Zac Posen, actor and comedian Gilbert Gottfried, scientist and activist Bill Nye, Buddhist monk and human rights…


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