CHASING ICE Named People’s Choice and THE IMPOSTER Takes Filmmakers Award
After the final screening yesterday, votes were tallied for the Hot Docs 2012 People’s Choice Award. The winner is CHASING ICE (D: Jeff Orlowski, USA), which follows renowned National Geographic photographer James Balog on a harsh Arctic expedition where he captures a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers. View the top ten audience favourites.
New this year, the People’s Choice Award winner will receive a cash prize, crowd-funded on Doc Ignite. Show your support for CHASING ICE and contribute to the 2012 People’s Choice Award campaign on Doc Ignite.
Also during this year’s Hot Docs Festival, attending filmmakers with official selections in the Festival were invited to vote for their favourite film. The winner of the 2012 Filmmakers Award is THE IMPOSTER (D: Bart Layton, UK).
Posted: Mon, May 07, 2012 - 12:38