2018 Decision Makers

Below is a list of the attending decision makers for the 2018 Hot Docs Festival. The list will continue to be updated in the weeks leading up to the Festival.

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Australia

  • Moxy Planet, Susan Boshcoff

Canada

  • Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, Danielle Audette
  • AMI-tv, Andrew Morris
  • ArtHouse Cinematheque, Marjan Alizadeh
  • Bell Media, Tina Apostolopoulos
  • Bell Media, Corrie Coe
  • Bell Media - Canal D, Jean-Pierre Laurendeau
  • Bell New Media Fund, Nancy Chapelle
  • Blue Ice Docs/KinoSmith Inc., Robin Smith
  • Bogeydom Licensing, George Ayoub
  • Canamedia, Andrea Stokes
  • CBC Docs & documentary Channel, Sandra Kleinfeld
  • CBC Docs POV, Charlotte Engel
  • CBC Short Docs, Lesley Birchard
  • CBC The Nature of Things, Sue Dando
  • Cinema Politica, Svetla Turnin
  • Corus, Andrew Johnson
  • Discovery Channel Canada, Edwina Follows
  • Discovery Channel Canada, Lindsay Cowan Dotchison
  • documentary Channel, Jordana Ross
  • eOne Entertainment, Natalie Kampelmacher
  • Federgreen Entertainment / IndieCan, Avi Federgreen
  • Filmoption International, Lizanne Rouillard
  • Films Transit International, Jan Rofekamp
  • Films We Like, Mallory Andrews
  • Knowledge Network, Nicole Audy
  • Knowledge Network, Murray Battle
  • Knowledge Network, Rudy Buttignol
  • Mongrel Media, Tom Alexander
  • Ouat Media, Inga Diev
  • Pacific Northwest Pictures, Milda Yoo
  • Seville Pictures, Anick Poirier
  • SRC Société Radio Canada , Georges Amar
  • Syndicado, Greg Rubidge
  • True Calling, Keegan McColl
  • TVO, Naomi Boxer
  • TVO, Linda Fong
  • VICE Canada, Tania Natscheff
  • VICE Documentary Films, Patrick McGuire

China

  • bilibili, Leah Zhang

Czech Republic

  • Ceska Televize - Czech Television, Marketa Stinglova

Denmark

  • DR - DR2 & Documania, Anders Bruus

France

  • ARTE France - La Lucerne, Rasha Salti
  • ARTE G.E.I.E., Philippe Muller
  • Doc & Film, Gorka Gallier
  • France 2 - 25 Shades of Docs , Heidi Fleisher

Germany

  • ARTE ARD - SWR, Dr. Gudrun Hanke-El Ghomri
  • MONODUO, Ben Bassauer
  • NEW DOCS, Elina Kewitz
  • Rise and Shine, Stefan Kloos
  • ZDF/ARTE, Marita Huebinger
  • ZDF/Arte , Olaf Grunert

Israel

  • Channel 8, Edit Pinkas
  • Cinephil, Philippa Kowarsky
  • yesDocu, Guy Lavie

Japan

  • NHK, Takahiro Hamano
  • NHK, Yoko Imai
  • NHK Enterprises, Ken-Ichi Imamura

Korea

  • EBS, Gunny Hyung

Netherlands

  • AVRO TROS, Jessica Raspe
  • SND Films, Sydney Neter
  • VPRO, Barbara Truyen

Norway

  • VGTV, Hans Andreas Fay

Qatar

  • Al Jazeera Documentary Channel, Jamal Dallali
  • Al Jazeera Documentary Channel, Ahmed Mahfouz Nouh

Sweden

  • SVT, Axel Arnö
  • The Swedish Film Institute, Juan Pablo Libossart

United Kingdom

  • BBC Storyville, Mandy Chang
  • DOC SOCIETY, Jess Search
  • Dogwoof, Oli Harbottle
  • Flame Distribution, Phil Barnsdall-Thompson
  • Limonero Films, Pamela Martínez
  • S4C, Llion Iwan
  • Scorpion TV, David Cornwall
  • Sideways Film, Kazz Basma

United States

  • ABC News Magazines, Terri Lichstein
  • Al Jazeera English, Poh Si Teng
  • Brainstorm Media, Meyer Shwarzstein
  • BRIC TV, Megan Donis
  • Chicago Media Project, Paula M. Froehle
  • Chicken & Egg, Lucila Moctezuma
  • Cinetic Media, Jason Ishikawa
  • CNN Films, Alexandra Hannibal
  • Creative Artists Agency, Hannah Epstein
  • Digital Smash Enterprises/BET, Alan Seiffert
  • DOC SOCIETY, Marjon Javadi
  • East Village Entertainment, Diana Holtzberg
  • Endeavour Content, Kevin Iwashina
  • Field of Vision, Charlotte Cook
  • Field of Vision, Bryce Renninger
  • Film Movement, Jimmy Weaver
  • Film Sprout, Caitlin Boyle
  • First Run Features, Marc Mauceri
  • Ford Foundation / JustFilms, Andrew Catauro
  • Fork Films, Gini Rettiker
  • Gravitas Ventures, Nolan Gallagher
  • Gunpowder & Sky Distribution, Jake Hanly
  • Hartley Funding Agent, Sarah Masters
  • HBO Docs, Jesse Weinraub
  • Icarus Films, Jonathan Miller
  • Illinois Public Media, John Lindsay
  • Impact Partners, Jenny Raskin
  • Independent Lens on PBS, Lois Vossen
  • International Documentary Association, Toni Bell
  • International Documentary Association, Claire Aguilar
  • International Documentary Association, Simon Kilmurry
  • Kickstarter, Liz Cook
  • Louise Rosen Ltd, Louise Rosen
  • MIT Open Doc Lab, Katerina Cizek
  • Music Box Films, Lisa Holmes
  • NEON, Darcy Heusel
  • NETFLIX Originals, Jason Spingarn-Koff
  • Passion River Films, Mat Levy
  • PBS - American Documentary l POV, Chris White
  • PBS - American Documentary l POV, Justine Nagan
  • PBS - WNET, Lesley Norman
  • PBS - World Channel (WGBH), Christopher Hastings
  • PBS Distribution, Tom Koch
  • PBS Distribution, Emily Rothschild
  • Ro*co Films, Annie Roney
  • Saboteur Media, David Kennedy
  • Shoreline Entertainment, Sam Eigen
  • SingularDTV, Jake Craven
  • Submarine, Dan Braun
  • Submarine, Ben Braun
  • Sundance Institute - Documentary Film Program, Kristin Feeley
  • The Film Sales Company, Andrew Herwitz
  • The Film Sales Company, Lucas Verga
  • The New York Times Op-Docs, Kathleen Lingo
  • Torch Films, Adam Zaslavsky
  • Women Make Movies, Debra Zimmerman
  • Women Make Movies, Kristen Fitzpatrick

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