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16 Hot Docs Alumni Nominated for Canadian Screen Awards

Hot Docs 2019 opening night film and Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund alumnus nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up (D: Tasha Hubbard), If You Could Read My Mind (D: Joan Tosoni, Martha Kehoe) and…


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Hot Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund Awards $115,000 to 10 African Doc Projects

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and Blue Ice Docs are pleased to announce that 10 African film projects have been chosen to receive a total of $115,000 CAD in development and…


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Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund Awards Four Projects

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that four additional 2019 projects will receive funding from the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund. These four join previously announced projects Blue Box, *Love, The Last…


CrossCurrents Canada Doc Fund Awards $150,000 to 10 Canadian Projects

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is pleased to announce that 10 films—eight features and two shorts—have received a total of $150,000 CAD in production, development and…


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CrossCurrents Doc Fund Theatrical Stream Awards $30,000 to CHILDREN OF THE MIST and WARPLAY

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and the Panicaro Foundation are pleased to announce that Children of the Mist (D: Diem Ha Le, Vietnam) and WarPlay (D: Hemen Kurda,…


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CrossCurrents Doc Fund Short/Interactive Stream Awards $10,000 to FOR VENIDA, FOR KALIEF

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and the R&M Lang Foundation are pleased to announce that For Venida, For Kalief (D: Sisa Bueno, USA) has been chosen to receive a $10,000…


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Award-Winning Filmmaker Stanley Nelson Named 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient

The Hot Docs Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has chosen multi-award-winning director and producer Stanley Nelson as the recipient of its 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award. As part…

With a dense catalogue of thought-provoking documentaries chronicling the African American experience, Stanley Nelson is a celebrated filmmaker many times over. A MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, he…


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Hot Docs Honours Raymonde Provencher with 2020 Focus On Retrospective

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that it will pay tribute to award-winning Canadian filmmaker Raymonde Provencher with this year’s Focus On retrospective, an annual program showcasing the work of…

With a passion for international affairs that has spanned her decades-long career, RAymonde Provencher has been celebrated for her bold and honest approach to filmmaking. As a journalist and…


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