Don Haig Award

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Peter Raymont wins the Don Haig Award

The White Pine Pictures president and co-founder will be presented with a $10,000 cash prize at the 2019 Hot Docs Awards later this week.

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Hot Docs, Netflix partner on Canadian Storytellers Project

The five-year initiative aims to create funding and professional-development opportunities for under-represented documentary filmmakers.

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Daniel Cross receives Don Haig Award

The founder of Montreal’s EyeSteelFilm will be presented with the $10,000 prize at the Hot Docs Awards on Friday.

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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.

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Merit Jensen Carr named Don Haig Award winner

The Winnipeg-based producer (pictured) of Special Ed, which world premieres at Hot Docs Apr. 29, is recognized for her creative vision and body of work, and receives a $10,000 cash prize.


Hot Docs adds $20,000 in prizes

Additional coin is up for grabs at this year’s Hot Docs film festival, with the Toronto event adding to its Don Haig Award and Audience Award pots.