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Hot Docs Wraps 23rd Edition With Record-Breaking Audiences of 211,000

Hot Docs has wrapped its 23rd edition with record-breaking audience numbers reaching an estimated 211,000. The 11-day event featured 462 public screenings of 232 films on 15 screens across Toronto,…

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Angry Inuk Wins Vimeo On Demand Audience Award & $25,000 Canadian Documentary Promotion Award

After the final screening on May 8, audience votes were tallied for the Vimeo On Demand Audience Award. The winner is Angry Inuk (D: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril; Canada), which follows a new tech-savvy…

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Top 20 Audience Picks - May 8

Voted on by audience ballot, here are the top 20 films in the running for the Vimeo On Demand Audience Award. The winner will be announced on Monday, May 9.

*Last updated at 10:00 a.m. on…

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Hot Docs 2016 Festival Award Winners Announced

On Friday, May 6, at a reception hosted by Garvia Bailey, host of Good Morning Toronto! on Jazz.FM91, at the Isabel Bader Theatre, 12 awards were presented to Canadian and international filmmakers,…

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2016 Hot Docs Forum and Deal Maker Wrap With Over $10,000 in Cash Prizes

After two days of pitching, networking and deal making, the Hot Docs Forum and Deal Maker have wrapped. At the Hot Docs Forum, 20 projects—with 12 female directors and 27 female producers…

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Second Annual Hot Docs Short Film Pitch Awards $75,000 to Winning Projects

On May 3, six Canadian filmmaking teams were given the opportunity to pitch their short doc to a live audience and panel of judges at the second annual Hot Docs Short Film Pitch. A total of $75,000,…

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New CrossCurrents Doc Fund Strand for Theatrical-Length Docs

On May 2, Hot Docs announced a new partnership with the Panicaro Foundation to launch a strand within the highly successful CrossCurrents Doc Fund to…


Hot Docs and Blue Ice Group Announce New Collaboration with The New York Times Op-Docs

On May 2, Hot Docs and the Blue Ice Group announced an exciting new collaboration with The New York Times Op-Docs to commission short documentary films from African filmmakers that will be…

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