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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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Submissions Open for New Interactive DocX Program

Hot Docs is pleased to announce the new DocX program, which will showcase interactive and immersive documentaries that will be exhibited through installations and live events at Hot Docs 2016…


Congratulations to Hot Docs Alumni Premiering at TIFF

Congratulations to Shaw-Media Hot Docs Funds recipient Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr (D: Patrick Reed, Michelle Shephard), Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund recipient Nasser (D: Jihan…

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Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds Award $120,000 to Five Top Canadian Doc Projects

Hot Docs and Shaw Media are pleased to announce that five projects have been chosen to receive a total of $120,000 in grants from the Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds in its fifteenth round of…

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Shane Smith Joins the Hot Docs Team

Hot Docs is delighted to announce that Shane Smith will join the team as the organization’s new director of programming. Shane brings years of festival experience and expertise to the position,…

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