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Hot Docs ’20: Children of the Mist, Ojiibikaan take forum prizes

Canadian doc Ojiibikaan was awarded the Corus-Hot Docs Forum Pitch Prize at the virtual Hot Docs Forum, which comes with a $10,000 cash prize.

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Lena MacDonald’s Betrayal named Corus-Hot Docs Forum prize winner

Produced by Toronto’s Ferocious Films, the doc nabbed a $10,000 cash prize.

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Agents of Influence among Hot Docs Forum picks

EyeSteelFilm’s copro with South Africa’s Fireworx Media and Chronicle Productions is one of 20 projects selected for the annual pitch event.


Hot Docs unveils new pitch prizes

New awards totalling $100K will be handed out to two participating projects at the festival’s Forum.

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Nahanni: River of Forgiveness among Hot Docs Forum picks

Four Canadian projects will be presented before a host of international commissioners at this year’s event.


Showgirls of Pakistan wins Corus-Hot Docs Forum prize

The doc from Toronto’s Nomad Films took home the $10,000 cash prize.

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Living with Giants wins Shaw Media-Hot Docs Forum prize

The Pitch Prize went to the MC2 Communication Media project, while the inaugural Hot Docs Short Film Pitch winners were also unveiled Thursday.

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Pepe’s Flowers, Chameleon among Hot Docs Forum picks

Hot Docs has unveiled 19 projects that will be presented during this year’s Hot Docs Forum, two of which come from Montreal-based EyeSteelFilm.

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Super Channel doc award set to accept submissions

The submission window for the prize that offers filmmakers mentorship as well as attendance to next year’s Hot Docs Forum opens Oct. 19 and closes Nov. 23.


The 2012 Hot Docs Forum Report, part two

The Pleasures of the Scents and Inside Joke: How Humour Invented the Jews were pitched at the annual Hot Docs Forum, which took place earlier this month.


Hot Docs 2012: Shadow Girl triumphs at Hot Docs Forum

The documentary about Chilean-Canadian filmmaker Maria Teresa Larrain’s descent into blindness, has been awarded the $40,000 Shaw Media-Hot Docs Forum Pitch Prize.


Hot Docs preview pt.2: Working the crowd

Elizabeth Radshaw, Hot Docs Forum and market director, talks about the festival’s audience-centric initiatives and cultivating crowd-funding in Canada.