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New Volunteer Resources Now Available

Interested in improving or developing your volunteer program? Get insights into best practices in volunteer management with free seminars, our new Guidelines for Volunteer Management manual, and…

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Submissions Open for New Interactive DocX Program

Hot Docs is pleased to announce the new DocX program, which will showcase interactive and immersive documentaries that will be exhibited through installations and live events at Hot Docs 2016…


Congratulations to Hot Docs Alumni Premiering at TIFF

Congratulations to Shaw-Media Hot Docs Funds recipient Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr (D: Patrick Reed, Michelle Shephard), Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund recipient Nasser (D: Jihan…

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Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds Award $120,000 to Five Top Canadian Doc Projects

Hot Docs and Shaw Media are pleased to announce that five projects have been chosen to receive a total of $120,000 in grants from the Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds in its fifteenth round of…

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Shane Smith Joins the Hot Docs Team

Hot Docs is delighted to announce that Shane Smith will join the team as the organization’s new director of programming. Shane brings years of festival experience and expertise to the position,…


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…

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Don't Miss Your Chance to Subscribe to Doc Soup 2015-16

Don’t miss your chance to subscribe to the 2015-16 Doc Soup season. Running October through April, Hot Docs’ monthly screening series brings seven of the world’s hottest docs to the Bloor Hot…

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Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Fund Fellows Win At Durban

While attending the Durban FilmMart, Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund fellows Zipporah Nyaruri and Peggy Mbiyu won the International Documentary Film Festival of Amsterdam prize and the…

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