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Hot Docs Hits Seattle, AFIDOCS, Sheffield and Fresh Pitch

Hot Docs director of programming Shane Smith will attend Seattle International Film Festival, June 7 to 11, to serve on the documentary competition jury and participate in the…


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Hot Docs Welcomes Ryan Harrington as Acting Industry Programs Director

Congratulations to Hot Docs’ Elizabeth Radshaw on the birth of her daughter. While Elizabeth is on parental leave, Hot Docs is pleased to welcome Ryan Harrington as our acting industry programs…


Hot Docs Alumni Success Stories

Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Fund grantee The Letter (D: Chris King, Maia Von Lekow; Kenya) will pitch at [Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017 Meet…


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Hot Docs Wraps 24th Edition With Record-Breaking Audiences of 215,000

Hot Docs has wrapped its 24th edition with record-breaking audience numbers reaching an estimated 215,000. The 11-day event featured 461 public screenings of 228 films on 15 screens across Toronto,…


Rumble Wins Hot Docs Audience Award & $50,000 Rogers Audience Award

Audience votes have been tallied and the 2017 Audience Award winner is *[Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the…


Hot Docs 2017 Award Winners Announced

At the Hot Docs Awards Presentation, hosted by Garvia Bailey, host of Good Morning Toronto! on Jazz.FM91, 12 awards and $67,000 in cash and prizes were presented to Canadian and international…


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Hot Docs 2017 Short Film Pitch Winner Announced

On Tuesday, May 2, Hot Docs and BravoFACT presented the Hot Docs Short Film Pitch last night, giving six Canadian filmmaking teams the opportunity to pitch their short documentary projects to a live…


Montreal-Based Producer Daniel Cross Named 2017 Don Haig Award Recipient

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that Montreal-based producer Daniel Cross has been named this year’s recipient of the Don Haig Award. The Award, now in its twelfth year, is presented by the Hot…


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