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Hd18 Forum Joseph Michael Howarth

2021 Industry Week Wraps with $110K first look Pitch Prizes Awarded

The Hot Docs Forum, our key international co-financing market event, wrapped after two successful days of pitching. The Forum saw a total of 20 projects representing 16 countries, with women…


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Hot Docs Independent Cinema Fund Exceeds Goal, Raises $72,900

Announced prior to the opening of the 2021 Hot Docs Festival, the Hot Docs Independent Cinema Relief Fund was launched to provide financial relief to independent cinemas across the country forced to…


Hd19 Awards Presentation By David Spowart

Hot Docs 2021 Award Winners Announced

Hot Docs is pleased to announce the winning films in this year’s official competition and the recipients of additional awards honouring Canadian filmmakers. Eleven awards and $67,000 CDN in…


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Three New Music Docs Added to Festival Lineup

Hot Docs is pleased to announce that it has added three additional titles to its 2021 Festival lineup.

Making its Canadian premiere in the Special Presentations program will be the Sundance Grand…


Hot Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund Renewed with $1M & New Recipients Announced

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and Blue Ice Docs are pleased to announce that eight African film projects have been chosen to receive a total of $120,000 CAD in development and…


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