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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.

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Blue Ice Group Renews Support for Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund with $1.25 Million

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is pleased to announce that Blue Ice Group have generously renewed their support for the Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund with an…


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Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund Awards $125,00 to Top African Doc Projects

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and Blue Ice Group are pleased to announce that eight African film projects have been chosen to receive a total of $125,000 in development and…


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Hot Docs Hits Sundance and Art House Convergence

Hot Docs director of programming Shane Smith, industry programs director Elizabeth Radshaw, director of operations for Hot Docs and managing director of the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema Alan Black,…


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Three Hot Docs Alumni Premiere at Sundance 2016

Congratulations to the Hot Docs alumni screening at Sundance 2016. Hot Docs Forum 2014 project Cameraperson (formerly A Blind Eye) (D: Kirsten Johnson) will screen in the New Frontier program,…


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