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Hot Docs Founders Circle Visits Palm Springs International Film Festival

Hot Docs executive director Brett Hendrie, president Chris McDonald and our Founders Circle members are heading to the celebrated Palm Springs International Film Festival from January 7 to 11. This…


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Hot Docs Welcomes New Board Members

Hot Docs is pleased to welcome Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Ric Esther Bienstock, the CBC’s executive director of Studio and Unscripted Content Jennifer Dettman, creative sector volunteer and…


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Hot Docs Hits WCSFP in Viennna and Whistler Film Festival

Hot Docs executive director Brett Hendrie, communications director Jonathan Da Silva, director of sponsorship marketing Jenn Shah and a number of Hot Docs staff will be in attendance at the World…


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Hot Docs Welcomes New Industry Programs Staff

Hot Docs is pleased to welcome two new members to our industry programs team. Joining us from Sheffield Doc/Fest is industry programs coordinator Madelaine Russo, and from WIFT comes industry…


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Hot Docs Hits CPH:DOX and IDFA

From November 5 to 15, a number of Hot Docs Founders Circle members and Hot Docs staff will be in attendance at CPH:DOX including:

  • Chris McDonald, President *…


Two Hot Docs Alumni Shortlisted for Oscars

Congratulations to Hot Docs 2015 Official Selection and Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds recipient Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah (formerly Lanzmann) and Hot…


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Hot Docs Reports $33.3-Million Economic Impact for 2015 Festival

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that an economic impact study conducted around the 2015 festival, conference and market and associated year-round operation has revealed a total impact of…


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Five Hot Docs Alumni Win Emmy Awards

Congratulations to the Hot Docs alumni who were awarded 2015 Emmys, including Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds recipient and Hot Docs 2013 Best Canadian Feature Award winner When I Walk (D: Jason DaSilva),…


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