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Hot Docs Named Must-Visit Toronto Attraction

FlipKey, a TripAdvisor company, has featured Hot Docs in their “A Weekend in Toronto: What to Do and Where to Go” article, naming it a must-visit attraction for travellers to Toronto.


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Hot Docs Welcomes New Board Member

Hot Docs is pleased to welcome Kevin Johnson, CEO of MediaCom Canada, to the organization’s Board of Directors.

Kevin Johnson is a senior executive who joined MediaCom as the Chief Client…

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15 Hot Docs Alumni Nominated for Canadian Screen Awards

Congratulations to all the Canadian Screen Awards nominees, including 15 Hot Docs alumni. The Canadian Screen Awards will take place on March 12…

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Michelle Latimer's Rise Premieres at Sundance

Congratulations to long-time Hot Docs programmer Michelle Latimer on her new VICELAND series Rise, which will debut three episodes in the special events category at Sundance 2017.

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Hot Docs Hits Sundance and Art House Convergence

Hot Docs president Chris McDonald, industry programs director Elizabeth Radshaw, director of sponsorship marketing Jenn Shah, director of programming Shane Smith, associate director of programming…

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10 Hot Docs Alumni Make 2017 Oscars Shortlists

Hot Docs Forum project and 2016 official selection Cameraperson (D: Kirsten Johnson), official selections Gleason (D: Clay Tweel), Hooligan Sparrow (D: Nanfu Wang), Life, Animated (D: Roger…

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Hot Docs President Chris McDonald Receives Rogers-DOC Luminary Award

On December 1 at the DOC Institute Honours, Hot Docs president Chris McDonald received the Rogers-DOC Luminary Award. Chris was recognized for his pivotal role in support of Canada’s documentary…

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Meet Hot Docs Programming Team

This year, we are pleased to welcome senior Canadian programmer Alex Rogalski, senior international programmers Angie Driscoll, Heather Haynes and Myrocia Watamaniul, and a number of new and…

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