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Toronto-Based Producer Ed Barreveld Named 2016 Don Haig Award Recipient

On May 2, Hot Docs announced Ed Barreveld as the recipient of the 2016 Don Haig Award, recognizing creative vision and entrepreneurship, as well as a track record of mentoring emerging Canadian…


Scotiabank Big Ideas Series Returns to 2016 Festival

This year’s edition of the Scotiabank Big Ideas Series offers audiences the opportunity to experience six thought-provoking documentaries.

Following the screening hear, first-hand, from the…


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Former YLE Commissioning Editor Iikka Vehkalahti to Receive 2016 Doc Mogul Award

Hot Docs will present Iikka Vehkalahti with the 2016 Doc Mogul Award, which recognizes an individual who, over the course of his or her career, has made an essential contribution to the creative…


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Steve James Named Hot Docs 2016 Outstanding Achievement Recipient

The Hot Docs Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has chosen Steve James as the recipient of its 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award. As part of the honour, Hot Docs will screen a…


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Rosie Dransfeld Honoured With Focus On Retrospective at Hot Docs 2016

Hot Docs is pleased to announced that this year’s Focus On retrospective will pay tribute to Gemini Award-winning producer and director Rosie Dransfeld. The Focus On program showcases the work of a…


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2016 Made In Program to Highlight Docs From Australia

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that the 2016 Festival will showcase recent works from Australia in the Made In program. The Festival will take place from April 28 to May 8, 2016.

Film titles and…


RACING EXTINCTION to Open Doc Soup 2015-16 Season

Doc Soup Toronto’s 2015-16 season will open with the Toronto premiere of Oscar®-winning director Louie Psihoyos’ Racing Extinction, nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2015 Sundance Film…


Director Of Programming Charlotte Cook To Depart Hot Docs

Hot Docs has announced that Charlotte Cook, the Festival’s Director of Programming, will be departing the organization to pursue a new, to-be-announced career opportunity at the intersection of…


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