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Reigniting Seminal Canadian Films Through Digitization

Hot Docs has partnered with Telefilm Canada, as well as the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, the **[Festival du Nouveau…


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July 2021: Alumni Success Stories

Hot Docs Forum alumni Wilfred Buck, CrossCurrents Canada Doc Fund grantee Aki, Deal Maker Alumni Yintah, and Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund and Hot Docs-Slaight Family Fund grantee…


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Hot Docs & Netflix Receive Business / Arts Community Impact Award for Hot Docs Canadian Storytellers Project

Hot Docs and Netflix have received the 2021 Business / Arts Community Impact Award for our partnership on the Hot Docs Canadian…


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Hot Docs Independent Cinema Relief Fund Raises $72.9K & 29 Canadian Cinemas Receive Funding

We’re thrilled to announce that the Independent Cinema Relief Fund surpassed its goal by 240 per cent to raise a total of $72.9K, enabling Hot Docs to provide financial relief to more Canadian…


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Hot Docs Alumni Win Canadian Screen Awards

Hot Docs Board of Directors co-chair Robin Mirsky received the Academy Board of Directors’ Tribute, which is presented to a Canadian individual for their extraordinary impact on the growth of the…


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Hot Docs Wraps 2021 Edition, $244K Awarded to Festival Films & Projects

Hot Docs has wrapped its 28th annual Festival, which was presented online from April 29 to May 9 to audiences across Canada. The 11-day event streamed 222 films from 66 countries, 129 recorded…


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Top 20 & Rogers Audience Award Winners

During the 2021 Festival, public audiences were able to vote for their favourite films.

The votes are in and we are thrilled to announce the 2021 Hot Doc audience award winners, as well as the…


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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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