Mia Donovan

Anne Pick

Anne Pick wins Don Haig Award at Hot Docs

The veteran producer will receive the $5,000 prize on Friday at the Hot Docs awards.

Deprogrammed

Hot Docs: Blue Ice Docs takes two titles as market begins

Robin Smith snapped up the Canadian rights to Mia Donovan’s Deprogrammed (pictured) and Heddy Honigmann’s Around the World in 50 Concerts.

Elmo

Hot Docs pumps up the star power

Hot Docs programming chief Sean Farnel said the star wattage is one element of a 2011 festival that aims to lift Hot Docs from being a big regional documentary festival to a big international film festival.