2021 Hot Docs Deal Maker

Below is a list of the participating decision makers for the 2021 Hot Docs Deal Maker. The list will continue to be updated in the weeks leading up to the Festival.


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Australia

  • SBS, Krishan Arora

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Al Jazeera (Balkans), Nejra Kozaric

Brazil

  • Globo TV, Luiz Eduardo Garcia

Canada

  • Bell Media, Genevieve Bouchard
  • Bell Media, Tina Apostolopoulos
  • CBC - documentary Channel, Jordana Ross
  • CBC - documentary Channel, Sandra Kleinfeld
  • Corus Entertainment, Kathleen Meek
  • Corus Entertainment, Andrew Johnson
  • Knowledge Network, Patrice Ramsay
  • Knowledge Network, Rudy Buttignol
  • TVO, Naomi Boxer
  • TVO, Jane Jankovic
  • TVO, Linda Fong

China

  • bilibili, Bo Zhang
  • bilibili, Yolanda Fang

Finland

  • YLE - Coproductions, Erkko Lyytinen

France

  • ARTE France, Mark Edwards
  • ARTE France - La Lucarne, Rasha Salti
  • ARTE G.E.I.E., Claudia Bucher
  • Doc Up Fund, Alex Szalat
  • France Télévisions - 25 Shades of Doc, Alice Delvalle
  • France Télévisions - France 5, Caroline Behar

Germany

  • ARD - NDR, Barbara Biemann
  • ARD - WDR, Jutta Krug
  • ARTE ARD - RBB, Christian von Behr
  • ARTE ARD - SWR, Dr. Gudrun Hanke-El Ghomri
  • ZDF/ARTE, Marita Huebinger

Hungary

  • HBO Europe, Hanka Kastelicova

Israel

  • yesDocu, Guy Lavie

Italy

  • RAI DOCUMENTARI, Fabio Mancini

Japan

  • NHK, Yoko Imai
  • NHK Enterprises, Ken-Ichi Imamura

Korea

  • EBS, Gunny Hyoung

Netherlands

  • AVROTROS, Jessica Raspe

Norway

  • NRK, Carina Bordewich
  • VGTV - Norway, Hans Andreas Fay

Poland

  • TVP, Magdalena Borowska

Qatar

  • Al Jazeera Documentary Channel, Adel Ksiksi
  • Al Jazeera Documentary Channel, Ahmed Mahfouz Nouh

Sweden

  • SVT, Axel Arnö

Taiwan

  • CNEX, Ruby Chen
  • PTS, Wuan-ling Guo

Turkey

  • TRT, Faruk Guven
  • TRT World, Choy Lin Mok

UK

  • BBC Storyville, Mandy Chang
  • The Guardian, Charlie Phillips
  • The Whickers, Jane Mote

USA

  • 30West, Adriana Banta
  • A&E Network, Brad Abramson
  • A&E Networks, Christine Kecher
  • A24, Sarba Das
  • Al Jazeera English, Reem Haddad
  • CAA, Travis Tammero
  • CAA, Amanda Lebow
  • Catapult Film Fund, Megan Gelstein
  • Catapult Film Fund, Lisa Chanoff
  • Chicken & Egg, Sabine Fayoux Cantillo
  • Cinetic Media, Dana O'Keefe
  • Condé Nast Entertainment, Sarah Lash
  • Disney+, Marjon Javadi
  • DOC SOCIETY, Jeanelle Augustin
  • ESPN, Adam Neuhaus
  • Field of Vision, Charlotte Cook
  • First Look Media , Jeff Seelbach
  • First Look Media , Mahalia Cohen
  • Ford Foundation / JustFilms, Chi-hui Yang
  • Fork Films, Jess Kwan
  • Fork Films, Kat Vecchio
  • Hulu, Belisa Balaban
  • Hulu, Kate Bustamante
  • Hulu, Beth Osisek
  • Impact Partners, Lauren Haber
  • Impact Partners, Jenny Raskin
  • International Documentary Association, Dana Merwin
  • International Documentary Association, Poh Si Teng
  • International Documentary Association, Simon Kilmurry
  • Kickstarter, Liz Cook Mowe
  • Kickstarter, Elise McCave
  • National Geographic, Ryan Harrington
  • NBC Universal, Nina Weinstein
  • NETFLIX Originals, Sarafina DiFelice
  • Participant Media, Kristi Whisler
  • Participant Media, Rory Thost
  • PBS - American Documentary l POV, Chris White
  • PBS - ITVS, Noland Walker
  • Perspective Fund, Andrew Catauro
  • Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, Kristin Feeley
  • Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, Hajnal Molnar-Szakacs
  • The New York Times - Op Docs, Andrew Blackwell
  • The New York Times Op-Docs, Lindsay Crouse
  • The Redford Center, Jonathan White

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Presenting Platinum Partner

  • logo Scotia Wealth Management

Founding Partner

  • logo Rogers

Signature Partner

  • Logo Cbc Gem

Presenting Partners

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Major Supporters

  • logo Celebrate Ontario
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