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Hot Docs Commissions Doc Project IN THE NAME OF ALL CANADIANS

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that it will commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation with the commissioning of In the Name of All Canadians, a compilation of six short documentaries…


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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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,…


Toronto-Based Producer Ed Barreveld Named 2016 Don Haig Award Recipient

On May 2, Hot Docs announced Ed Barreveld as the recipient of the 2016 Don Haig Award, recognizing creative vision and entrepreneurship, as well as a track record of mentoring emerging Canadian…


2016 Festival Welcomes Over 200 Filmmakers & Special Guests

Hot Docs is honoured to welcome a number of special guests to the 2016 Festival, including former Los Angeles District Attorney Gil Garcetti, American sports journalist Robert Lipsyte, activist Gil…


Scotiabank Big Ideas Series Returns to 2016 Festival

This year’s edition of the Scotiabank Big Ideas Series offers audiences the opportunity to experience six thought-provoking documentaries.

Following the screening hear, first-hand, from the…


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Former YLE Commissioning Editor Iikka Vehkalahti to Receive 2016 Doc Mogul Award

Hot Docs will present Iikka Vehkalahti with the 2016 Doc Mogul Award, which recognizes an individual who, over the course of his or her career, has made an essential contribution to the creative…


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Steve James Named Hot Docs 2016 Outstanding Achievement Recipient

The Hot Docs Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has chosen Steve James as the recipient of its 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award. As part of the honour, Hot Docs will screen a…


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