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2017 Hot Docs Deal Maker Projects

Hot Docs Deal Maker took place from Tuesday, May 2 to Thursday, May 4, 2017.

AARON: THE TRIAL OF HENRY FORD, Michael Rose Productions Inc (USA)
ALMOST ALMOST FAMOUS, Almost Almost Famous Productions Inc. (Canada)
AURORA LOVE, Sagafish Media (Canada)
BABE, I HATE TO GO, Taza Media Inc. (Canada)
BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, ESAV Prod (Morocco, Germany, France)
BETRAYAL, Ferocious Films (Canada)
THE BRAIN BODY CONNECTION (WORKING TITLE), Brain Body Productions Inc. (a subsidary of Chalkboard Media Prods Inc.) (Canada)
BUT FOR NOW: THE MUSIC & MOJO OF BOB DOROUGH, mabooshi film company inc (Canada)
THE CHILDREN OF PENTCHO, Sonne film (Italy, UK)
DREAM OF THE SUPER BRIDGE Muyi Film (The Netherlands, China)
ELECTRIC MALADY, Aconite Productions (UK, Finland, Belgium)
ESCAPE FROM SAN QUENTIN, Erica Starling Productions (Northern Ireland)
THE FUTURE IS SH*T, Fathom Film Group (Canada)
GARRY WINOGRAND: ALL THINGS ARE PHOTOGRAPHABLE, Pieshake Pictures (USA)
THE HUNT FOR DARK MONEY, Curved Sky Pictures (Canada)
INKING A LAST MASTERPIECE, PAONETWORK Inc. (Japan)
LETTER FROM MASANJIA, Flying Cloud Productions & Lofty Sky Pictures (Canada)
LIFT LIKE A GIRL (WORKING TITLE) Rufy’s Films (Egypt/Germany)
LOVE GILDA, 3 Faces Films (USA)
THE MAN WHO BUILT CAMBODIA, littleBig Films (Cambodia)
MEET THE UNGERS, Upon A Time Films (USA/Canada)
OMER’S ODYSSEY, Groupe PVP (Canada)
OUT IN THE COLD, Erica Starling Productions (Northern Ireland)
THE PACT, Ronin Films (UK)
PARA TODOS POR TODOS, Friki Films G.P. (Canada, USA)
PC594: THE ART OF REBELLION, Bluprint Films (USA)
PIPE DREAMS, H2L Productions (Canada)
PLANETARY DEFENDERS: THE ASTEROID PARADOX, Markham Street Films (Canada)
RAMEN HEADS THE SERIES, Generation Eleven Pictures Inc. (Japan)
A ROAD OF PRAYER, Tenzinsedon film studio (China)
THE ROSSELINIS, B&B Film (Italy)
SEND US YOUR BROTHER, Notice Pictures Inc. (Canada)
STAGE, Butternut Productions (Canada)
STORY OF B - THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MY MOTHER, Nanof (Italy, United Kingdom)
THE SUPERFOOD EFFECT, Fathom Film Group (Canada)
SURF GIRLS OF COX’S BAZAR, In Sync Media (Canada)
TAKE LIGHT, Compy Films Inc. (Canada)
TIME FOR ILHAN, Flying Pieces Productions (USA)
UNDER THIN ICE, MARIO CYR PRODUCTIONS INC.(Canada)
[UNTITLED], film information withheld
YEAR ZERO36, Rogan Productions (UK, USA)


Thank you to the 2017 Hot Docs Deal Maker Reading Committee:

  • Lindsay Cowan Dotichson, Director of Programming, Discovery Channel Canada
  • Mélanie Lê Phan, Development, Unscripted Content, CBC
  • Daniel Pynnönen, Commissioning Editor for K Special, SVT
  • Ralf Rueckauer, Vice President, ZDF Enterprises GmbH
  • Mark Slone, Executive VP Theatrical Distribution, eOne Distribution


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