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Hot Docs Nominated for Premier's Awards for Excellence in the Arts

Hot Docs is honoured to be nominated for the 2015 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts, which recognizes the extraordinary achievements of Ontario’s artists and arts organizations. Thank…


Hot Docs Board Welcomes Beth Burgess and Ian Bandeen

Hot Docs is very pleased to welcome Beth Burgess (The Andy and Beth Burgess Family Foundation) to the organization’s Board of Directors and Ian Bandeen (S.M. Blair Family Foundation) to the…

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Charlotte Cooks Teams Up With Laura Poitras and AJ Schnack on New Documentary Unit

Congratulations to former Hot Docs director of programming Charlotte Cook, who has teamed up with Oscar®-winning director Laura Poitras (Citizenfour) and AJ Schnack to launch [Field of…

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Hot Docs Hits Mumbai Film Festival

Hot Docs president Chris McDonald and industry programs director Elizabeth Radshaw will be in attendance at the Mumbai Film Festival, running October 29 to…

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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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