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Ina Fichman Named 2018 Don Haig Award Recipient

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that Montreal-based producer Ina Fichman has been named the 2018 Don Haig Award recipient. The Award, presented by the Hot Docs Board of Directors to an outstanding…


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Top 20 Audience Picks - May 6

Voted on by audience ballot, here are the top 20 films in the running for the 2018 Audience Award.

Films in contention for the $50,000 Rogers Audience Award for Best Canadian Documentary


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2018 Big Ideas Presented by Scotia Wealth Management

This year’s edition of the Big Ideas presented by Scotia Wealth Management offers audiences the opportunity to experience five thought-provoking documentaries.

Following the screening hear,…


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2018 Festival Welcomes Over 200 Special Guests & Filmmakers

Hot Docs is honoured to welcome a number of special guests to this year’s Festival, including British rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer and activist M.I.A; Dr. co-director of the Fred…


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Hot Docs Canadian Delegation at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018

The High Commission of Canada to the United Kingdom, in partnership with Hot Docs, is seeking Canadian-based documentary producers and filmmakers with projects in development, production or…


Hot Docs & EFP Partner on The Changing Face of Europe

Hot Docs and EFP (European Film Promotion) are proud to partner on The Changing Face of Europe program for the 2018 Hot Docs Festival.

EFP is a unique network of 38…


Hot Docs Celebrates 25 Years With Special Events

Hot Docs is proud to celebrate its 25th Festival anniversary this year. To mark the memorable occasion, Hot Docs will host several special events.

***Free IMAX Screening at Ontario Place…


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Closed Captioning and Described Sound for Select 2018 Screenings

Hot Docs is pleased to offer closed captioning and/or described sound (audio description) for select films in the festival. In addition, hearing assist devices are available for all screenings at the…


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