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Doc Mogul

Awarded annually, Hot Docs’ Doc Mogul Award is given to an individual who, over the course of their career, has made an essential contribution to the creative vitality of the documentary industry, both in their country and abroad.


Past Winners

  • 2018: Cara Mertes, JustFilms, Ford Foundation
  • 2017: Monique Simard, SODEC
  • 2016: Iikka Vehkalahti, IV Films Ltd, Rough Cut Service, Dare to Dream Asia
  • 2015: Takahiro Hamano, NHK
  • 2014: Mette Hoffmann Meyer, DR TV
  • 2013: Debra Zimmerman, Women Make Movies
  • 2012: Diane Weyermann, Participant Media
  • 2011: Ally Derks, IDFA
  • 2010: Jan Rofekamp, Films Transit International
  • 2009: Sheila Nevins, HBO
  • 2008: Nick Fraser, BBC
  • 2007: Rudy Buttignol, The Knowledge Network

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Presenting Platinum Partner

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Signature Partner

  • logo documentary-Channel

Presenting Partners

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  • logo Netflix
  • logo Rogers
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Major Supporters

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