Lynne Fernie

Thank You Lynne Fernie

At the Hot Docs 2016 Awards Presentation we announced that Senior Canadian Programmer Lynne Fernie would be stepping down after 14 years with the organization. This month, POV Magazine published a…

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Doc Accelerator Alumnus Heads to Venice

Congratulations to Hot Docs 2014 Doc Accelerator participant Jorge Thielen Armand. His feature La Soledad is an official selection at…

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Justice Prevails: Hot Docs Hit Wins in Court

Days before its world premiere at Hot Docs, The Opposition received an injunction prohibiting the use of footage of one of the film’s main subjects. Recently, the…

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Hot Docs Receives $5-Million Gift From Rogers Foundation

On June 23, Hot Docs announced that it has received a remarkable $5-million gift from the Rogers Foundation to support its mission to showcase and celebrate the art of documentary and to enable…


Hot Docs and Rogers Foundation Launch New $1-Million Production Fund for Canadian Docs

On June 23, Hot Docs announced that it has received a remarkable $5-million gift from the Rogers Foundation. From this gift, $1-million will be used to establish the **[Hot Docs Ted Rogers…

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Hot Docs Hits Sheffield, Australia and More

Hot Docs president Chris McDonald and director of programming Shane Smith will attend Sheffield Doc/Fest from June 10 to 15. While there Shane will speak as part of the…

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Hot Docs Hits Australia's Palace Cinemas

This June, Hot Docs is coming to Australia with Hot Docs at Palace Cinemas, a new festival featuring a broad array of entertaining, inspiring and boundary-pushing documentaries. The program is…

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Hot Docs Wraps 23rd Edition With Record-Breaking Audiences of 211,000

Hot Docs has wrapped its 23rd edition with record-breaking audience numbers reaching an estimated 211,000. The 11-day event featured 462 public screenings of 232 films on 15 screens across Toronto,…

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