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2016 Hot Docs Deal Maker Projects

Projects were selected from over 230 submissions. Hot Docs Deal Maker took place from Tuesday, May 3 to Thursday, May 5, 2016.

  • ¡NO SOY PUTA! [I Am Not a Whore], Reel Thing Films (USA)
  • ALL THE QUEEN’S HORSES, Kartemquin Films, Helios Digital (USA)
  • ALPHA, Parabola Films (Canada)
  • AMAL, Artkhana, Detail Film, Abbout Production (Egypt, Germany, Lebanon)
  • BIG FUR, Wedge Films, LLC (USA)
  • BLUE CODE OF SILENCE, Spætt Film AS (Norway/USA)
  • THE BORDER FOX, Film House Inc. (Canada)
  • BUT FOR NOW: THE MUSIC & MOJO OF BOB DOROUGH, Mabooshi Film Company (Canada)
  • CHANGE THE GAME, Upon A Time Films (Canada)
  • CHASING THE AURORA/AURORA LOVE, Sagafish Media Inc. (Canada)
  • CHIYO, Verity Creative Inc. (Canada)
  • DEATH OF A CHILD, Final Cut for Real (Denmark, Sweden)
  • DREAM EMPIRE, House of Real (Denmark, USA)
  • DYING TO DIVORCE, Sideways Film (UK)
  • FLUSH REVOLUTION, Latrine Dreams LLC (USA)
  • GRAPHENE WARS, Films Grain de Sable (France)
  • GRIMM TALES, Proximity Films (Canada)
  • iDANCE ALONE, Susan MacKinnon (Australia)
  • INVISIBLE ESSENCE: THE LITTLE PRINCE, 90th Parallel Productions, Groupe FairPlay (Canada)
  • THE KILLER AND THE BUTTERFLY, Indyca (Italy)
  • THE KINGDOM OF FUNGI, Smith&Nasht (Australia)
  • LAILA AT THE BRIDGE, Aynaku Media Inc, Intuitive Pictures, Laila At The Bridge LLC (USA)
  • THE LAND OF FIRE, Los Olivos Cinema (Chile)
  • LEA TSEMEL, ADVOCATE., HomeMade Docs (Israel, Canada, France)
  • MEMENTO MORI - RECYCLED LIVES, ID Productions Inc, NFB (Canada)
  • MEMORIES IN 1/12, Telecom Staff Inc. (Japan)
  • MISSION RUBBERMAN, Smith&Nasht (Australia)
  • MONKEY BUSINESS: THE ADVENTURES OF GEORGE’S CURIOUS CREATORS, Busy Monkey LLC (USA)
  • MOUNTAINEER, BIBLITASHA (Geogia)
  • MY LEFT ARM, MC2 Communication Media (Canada, Brazil)
  • MY MOTHER’S LOST CHILDREN, Unicorn Films (Australia)
  • NIGHT, DAY, NIGHT, Zapruder Films (Canada)
  • NOMAD MEETS THE CITY (USA, Mongolia)
  • PRE CRIME, Kloos & Co. Median (Germany)
  • PURSUING GIRAFFE: THE ANNE INNIS DAGG ADVENTURE, Free Spirit Films Inc. (Canada)
  • QUEST: THE FURY AND THE SOUND, Quest Fury Sound LLC (USA)
  • QUIPU, Chaka Films, Mucha Media (Peru, Chile)
  • RANGOON, Filmselskapet/Rangoon Film (Norway)
  • SAUDI UNITED, Cinéfort Media Inc., NFB, Saudi United (Canada, UK)
  • SEND US YOUR BROTHER, Notice Pictures Inc. (Canada)
  • SERVED LIKE A GIRL, Pop Smoke Productions (USA)
  • THE SHADOW OF GOLD, Kensington Communications (Canada)
  • SILENT FORESTS, House Tiger Productions (USA)
  • SMART DRUGS, Fathom Films (Canada, Australia)
  • STASI FC, Fine Point Films Ltd (UK, Northern Ireland)
  • THULI MADONSELA: WHISPERING TRUTH TO POWER, Fireworx Media, Undercurrent Film & TV (South Africa)
  • TRÁFICO ILÍCITO, Glaciar Films (Chile)
  • TROPHY HUNTERS, Sideways Film, Alleycats (UK)
  • THE WAKE, Deep Lullaby Productions (Australia)
  • WITHIN THE MOSSAD, Zygote Films, Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion (Israel, Germany)
  • THE WRIGHT RISK, JOTZ Productions/Divana Films co-production (Australia)

Thank you to the 2016 Hot Docs Deal Maker Reading Committee:

  • Cynthia Kane, Senior Producer, gbgg productions
  • Jill Burkhart, Director, Documentary Programming, EPIX
  • Julia Rosenberg, President, January Films
  • Kathryn Bonnici, Head of Acquisitions & Development, Java Films
  • Nolan Gallagher, Founder and CEO, Gravitas Ventures
  • Ryan Harrington, Director of Acquisitions, Discovery Communications


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