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Gravitas Ventures Acquires Award-Winning Adventure Doc 'Unbranded'

Gravitas Ventures Acquires Award-Winning Adventure Doc 'Unbranded'

The film won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at this year's Hot Docs…

Hot Docs Director of Programming Charlotte Cook Set to Depart

Hot Docs Director of Programming Charlotte Cook Set to Depart

After overseeing the program for four festivals, Charlotte Cook will depart…

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: 5 Strategies for Working with Archival Footage

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: 5 Strategies for Working with Archival Footage

What's fair use? How do you make old footage come to life? This Hot Docs…

Frederick Wiseman on How to Stay in the Business of Making Movies for 50 Years

Frederick Wiseman on How to Stay in the Business of Making Movies for 50 Years

"I always try to be extremely straightforward. No bullshit."

The Top 8 Pitches at the Hot Docs Forum: What Worked and What Didn't

The Top 8 Pitches at the Hot Docs Forum: What Worked and What Didn't

These are the projects which hit it out of the park at "the world series" of…

Watch: Unlock the Truth Behind Teen Metal Band Doc 'Breaking a Monster'

Watch: Unlock the Truth Behind Teen Metal Band Doc 'Breaking a Monster'

Director Luke Meyer's documentary focuses on Unlocking the Truth, a band of…

'Raiders!' and 'Mavis!' Highlight Hot Docs 2015 Lineup

'Raiders!' and 'Mavis!' Highlight Hot Docs 2015 Lineup

The popular Canadian festival runs from April 23 to May 3.

10 Special Presentations to Look Forward to at the 2015 Hot Docs Fest

10 Special Presentations to Look Forward to at the 2015 Hot Docs Fest

From the best food in the world to the scariest environmental concerns in…

Hot Docs Announces 17 Special Presentation Screenings

Hot Docs Announces 17 Special Presentation Screenings

Those who weren't able to make it to Sundance are in for a treat.

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Hot Docs Forum is Open for Submissions

Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Hot Docs Forum is Open for Submissions

It's that time of year... time to submit your non-fiction project to the…

20 Audience Favorites from Hot Docs 2014

20 Audience Favorites from Hot Docs 2014

Hot Docs 2014 wrapped its 21st edition and announced the audience favorites.

Hot Docs Buy: Gaiam TV Acquires 'The Immortalists'

Hot Docs Buy: Gaiam TV Acquires 'The Immortalists'

Gaiam TV has acquired the North American rights to the critically-acclaimed…

Hot Docs 2014 Winners Announced: 'Out of Mind, Out of Sight' Wins Best Canadian Feature Documentary

Hot Docs 2014 Winners Announced: 'Out of Mind, Out of Sight' Wins Best Canadian Feature Documentary

John Kastner's "Out of Mind, Out of Sight" won the award for Best Canadian…

The Keys To A Successful Documentary Pitch from Hot Docs Pitch Forum 2014

The Keys To A Successful Documentary Pitch from Hot Docs Pitch Forum 2014

Here are some highlights from the 15th Annual Hot Docs Forum and tips about…

Hot Docs: Advice from the Masters on Finding Your Documentary Voice

Hot Docs: Advice from the Masters on Finding Your Documentary Voice

How do filmmakers express and evolve their creative vision in a film or…

Hot Docs: 9 Tips On How To Make Your First Documentary

Hot Docs: 9 Tips On How To Make Your First Documentary

Not sure how to get started with your first documentary? At Hot Docs 2014,…

Hot Docs: Talking To The Filmmakers Behind Explicitly Sexual, Wholly Emotional 'Love Hotel'

Hot Docs: Talking To The Filmmakers Behind Explicitly Sexual, Wholly Emotional 'Love Hotel'

Philip Cox and Hikaru Toda's "Love Hotel" is one of the dozens of documentar…

10 Films We're Excited To See At This Year's Hot Docs

10 Films We're Excited To See At This Year's Hot Docs

Hot Docs -- the largest documentary film festival in North America -- kicks…

Hot Docs Announces Full 2014 Lineup

Hot Docs Announces Full 2014 Lineup

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival announced the full film…

Hot Docs Announces 2014 Forum Projects

Hot Docs Announces 2014 Forum Projects

Hot Docs has announced the 19 projects that will be pitched during this…



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