2018 Decision Makers

Below is a list of the attending decision makers for the 2018 Hot Docs Festival. The list will continue to be updated in the weeks leading up to the Festival.

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Brazil

  • Globo TV, Renée Castelo Branco

Canada

  • AMI-tv, Andrew Morris
  • Bell Media, Corrie Coe
  • Bell Media, Tina Apostolopoulos
  • Bell Media - Canal D, Jean-Pierre Laurendeau
  • Bell New Media Fund, Nancy Chapelle
  • Blue Ice Docs/KinoSmith Inc., Robin Smith
  • Bogeydom Licensing, George Ayoub
  • CBC, Charlotte Engel
  • CBC, Sandra Kleinfeld
  • CBC - documentary Channel, Jordana Ross
  • Cinema Politica, Svetla Turnin
  • Corus, Andrew Johnson
  • Discovery Channel Canada, Edwina Follows
  • eOne Entertainment, Natalie Kampelmacher
  • Federgreen Entertainment / IndieCan, Avi Federgreen
  • Filmoption International, Lizanne Rouillard
  • Knowledge Network, Rudy Buttignol
  • Knowledge Network, Murray Battle
  • Mongrel Media, Tom Alexander
  • Mongrel Media, Andrew Frank
  • SRC Société Radio Canada, Jean Pelletier
  • TVO, Naomi Boxer
  • TVO, Jane Jankovic
  • TVO, Linda Fong
  • VICE Canada, Michael Kronish
  • VICE Canada, Patrick McGuire

Denmark

  • DR - DR2 & Documania, Anders Bruus

Finland

  • YLE, Arto Hyvonen
  • YLE - Coproductions, Erkko Lyytinen
  • YLE - TV1 and Thema, Nina Tuominen

France

  • ARTE France - La Lucerne, Rasha Salti
  • Doc & Film, Gorka Gallier

Germany

  • ARD - NDR, Barbara Biemann
  • ARTE ARD - SWR, Dr. Gudrun Hanke-El Ghomri
  • MONODUO, Ben Bassauer
  • Rise and Shine, Stefan Kloos
  • ZDF/ARTE, Marita Huebinger

Israel

  • Channel 8, Edit Pinkas

Japan

  • NHK, Yoko Imai

Korea

  • EBS, Gunny Hyung

Netherlands

  • AVRO TROS, Jessica Raspe
  • SND Films, Sydney Neter

Norway

  • VGTV, Hans Andreas Fay

Qatar

  • Al Jazeera Documentary Channel, Jamal Dallali
  • Al Jazeera Documentary Channel, Ahmed Mahfouz Nouh

Sweden

  • SVT, Axel Arnö

United Kingdom

  • BBC Storyville, Mandy Chang
  • DOC SOCIETY, Jess Search
  • Dogwoof, Oli Harbottle
  • S4C, Llion Iwan
  • Scorpion TV, David Cornwall
  • Sideways Film, Kazz Basma
  • Taskovski, Tijana Djukic
  • The Guardian, Charlie Phillips
  • Whicker's World Foundation, Jane Mote

United States

  • 7th Art Releasing, Udy Epstein
  • A&E Network, Brad Abramson
  • A&E TV Networks / A&E IndieFilms, Molly Thompson
  • Al Jazeera English, Poh Si Teng
  • Amazon Studios, Brianna Little
  • Archer Gray, Jess Kwan
  • Brainstorm Media, Meyer Shwarzstein
  • BRIC TV, Aziz Isham
  • Catapult Film Fund, Lisa Chanoff
  • Chicken & Egg, Lucila Moctezuma
  • Cinereach, Leah Giblin
  • Condé Nast Entertainment Group Digital, Sarah Lash
  • Digital Smash Enterprises/BET, Alan Seiffert
  • DOC SOCIETY, Marjon Javadi
  • Epix, Jill Burkhart
  • Field of Vision, Charlotte Cook
  • Film Movement, Jimmy Weaver
  • Film Sprout, Caitlin Boyle
  • Films We Like, Mallory Andrews
  • First Look Media , Jeff Seelbach
  • First Run Features, Marc Mauceri
  • Ford Foundation / JustFilms, Cara Mertes
  • Fork Films, Gini Rettiker
  • Gravitas Ventures, Nolan Gallagher
  • Gravitas Ventures, Zach Hamby
  • Gunpowder & Sky Distribution, Jake Hanly
  • Hartley Funding Agent, Sarah Masters
  • Hulu, Belisa Balaban
  • Illinois Public Media, John Lindsay
  • Impact Partners, Jenny Raskin
  • International Documentary Association, Simon Kilmurry
  • International Documentary Association, Claire Aguilar
  • Kickstarter, Liz Cook
  • Music Box Films, Lisa Holmes
  • Nat Geo Wild, Meghan Cassin
  • NETFLIX Originals, Sarafina DiFelice
  • Oscilliscope, Aaron Katz
  • Oscilloscope, Dan Berger
  • PBS - American Documentary l POV, Justine Nagan
  • PBS - American Documentary l POV, Chris White
  • PBS - ITVS, Noland Walker
  • PBS - WNET, Lesley Norman
  • PBS - World Channel (WGBH), Christopher Hastings
  • PBS International, Tom Koch
  • ReelHouse, Keegan McColl
  • Shoreline Entertainment, Sam Eigen
  • Submarine, Ben Braun
  • Submarine, Dan Braun
  • Sundance Institute - Documentary Film Program, Kristin Feeley
  • The Film Sales Company, Andrew Herwitz
  • The Film Sales Company, Lucas Verga
  • The New York Times Op-Docs, Kathleen Lingo
  • Tugg, Inc., Brian Parsons
  • Women Make Movies, Kristen Fitzpatrick
  • Women Make Movies, Debra Zimmerman

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