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Hot Docs Documentary Gets Dramatically Censored at the Last Minute

Hot Docs Documentary Gets Dramatically Censored at the Last Minute

An redacted version of a documentary capturing a community’s fight against…

'As I AM: The Life And Time$ of DJ AM' Clip: Exclusive Look at the EDM Legend Impersonating Daft Punk

'As I AM: The Life And Time$ of DJ AM' Clip: Exclusive Look at the EDM Legend Impersonating Daft Punk

Music documentarian Kevin Kerslake chronicles the tragic rise and fall of DJ…

Hot Docs 2016 Announces Full Lineup, Including 'Tickled,' 'Operation Avalanche' and More

Hot Docs 2016 Announces Full Lineup, Including 'Tickled,' 'Operation Avalanche' and More

The annual documentary film festival will play home to 232 titles, including…

Watch: Meet the Trailblazing Women Featured in This Year's Hot Docs Opener, 'League of Exotique Dancers'

Watch: Meet the Trailblazing Women Featured in This Year's Hot Docs Opener, 'League of Exotique Dancers'

"I didn't know I was pioneering, I just knew I was working."

Hot Docs 2016 Adds More Documentary Features to Slate, Including 'Sonita' and 'De Palma'

Hot Docs 2016 Adds More Documentary Features to Slate, Including 'Sonita' and 'De Palma'

This year's festival will take place from April 28 - May 8.

Watch: Discover One-Of-A-Kind Music From Around the World in 'Hot Sugar's Cold World' Trailer

Watch: Discover One-Of-A-Kind Music From Around the World in 'Hot Sugar's Cold World' Trailer

The film was an official selection of the 2015 SXSW Film Festival and the…

Hot Docs Hires Former TIFF Member Shane Smith as Director of Programming

Hot Docs Hires Former TIFF Member Shane Smith as Director of Programming

The former TIFF director of special projects replaces Charlotte Cook as Hot…

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…



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