Six Hot Docs Alumni Win Canadian Screen Awards
Congratulations to all the Canadian Screen Awards winners, including six Hot Docs alumni:
Corus-Hot Docs Funds recipient Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr (D: Michelle Shephard, Patrick Reed) in the Best Direction in a Documentary Program, Best Original Music for a Non-Fiction Program or Series and Donald Brittain Award For Best Social/Political Documentary Program categories;
Hot Docs 2016 official selection Hip Hop Evolution (D: Darby Wheeler) in the Best Biography or Arts Documentary Program or Series and Best Picture Editing in a Documentary Program or Series categories;
Hot Docs 2015 official selection How to Change the World (D: Jerry Rothwell), the Barbara Sears Award for Best Visual Research award recipient;
Hot Docs 2016 official selection, Hot Docs 2014 Deal Maker project and Corus-Hot Docs Funds recipient I Am the Blues (D: Daniel Cross) in the Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary and Best Cinematography in a Feature Length Documentary categories;
CrossCurrents recipient Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series category;
Hot Docs 2016 DocX official selection Nomads (Felix & Paul Studios) in the Best Immersive Experience category.