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2016 Hot Docs Forum Project Selections

Projects represent 16 different countries and were selected from over 200 submissions. The Hot Docs Forum took place on Tuesday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

THE ACCIDENTAL KING
Production Company: Made in Copenhagen (Denmark)
Directors: Emil Langballe, Lukasz Konopa

AMERICAN MONSTER
Production Company: Yellowbelly Films, LLC (USA)
Director: Patricia E. Gillespie

BILLY Production Companies: Parabola Films, Little By Little Films (Canada, UK)
Director: Lindsey Dryden

DISASTER CAPITALISM
Production Company: Media Stockade Pty Ltd (Australia)
Director: Thor Neureiter

DOLPHIN MAN
Production Companies: Anemon Productions, Storyline Entertainment, Les Films du Balibari (Greece, Canada, France)
Director: Lefteris Charitos

DOZHD’, IT’S RAINING ON MOSCOW
Production Company: Petit à Petit Production (France)
Director: Alexandra Sollogoub

EATING UP EASTER
Production Companies: Mara Films, LLC, Kartemquin Films (USA, Chile)
Director: Sergio Rapu

FAMILY IN THE BUBBLE
Production Companies: Documoon, Shangma Pictures, napafilms ltd. (South Korea, Finland)
Director: Minji Ma

HAPPY WINTER
Production Companies: Indyca, Zenit Arti Audiovisive (Italy)
Director: Giovanni Totaro

THE JUDGE
Production Company: Idle Wild Films, Inc. (USA)
Director: Erika Cohn

THE LAST ANIMALS
Production Company: Atlas Films (USA)
Director: Kate Brooks

MUDFLOW
Production Company: Cynthia Wade Productions, Inc. (USA)
Directors: Cynthia Wade, Sasha Friedlander

OBJECTIVE: CHANGE THE WORLD
Production Company: Structure Films (USA)
Directors: David Alvarado, Jason Sussberg

OVER THE LIMIT
Production Companies: Telemark, Ventana-Film GmbH. (Poland, Germany)
Director: Marta Prus

THE PATRIOT
Production Companies: T.T.V Productions Ltd., One Man Show (Israel)
Directors: Daniel Sivan, Alon Sahar

PROJECT LOVE - Working Title
Production Company: Pulse Films (UK)
Director: Tim Travers-Hawkins

RULES TO LIVE BY
Production Company: Little Darkroom Films, LLC (USA)
Director: Hope Litoff

SHOWGIRLS OF PAKISTAN
Production Company: Nomad Films Inc. (Canada, Pakistan)
Director: Saad Khan

YOGHURT UTOPIA
Production Companies: Chimerica Media, Massa D’or Produccions (UK, Spain)
Directors: David Baksh, Anna Thomson

Thank you to the selection committee:

  • Simon Kilmurry, International Documentary Association
  • Jason Ishikawa, The Film Sales Company
  • Adam Shamoon, DOC Toronto


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