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Hot Docs Board of Directors

Hot Docs Foundation (USA), Inc. Board

  • Vijay Vaidyanathan

    President
  • Lorraine D. Bell

    Treasurer
  • Robin Mirsky

    Secretary

Hot Docs Cinema Advisory Board

  • Avis Sokol

    Chair
  • Randy Baker

  • Libby Bandeen

  • Suzanne DePoe

  • Charmain Emerson

  • Michael Firestone

  • Karen Gordon

  • Peter Goring

  • Jake Hirsch-Allen

  • Tiffany Hsiung

  • Judy Holm

  • Vahan Kololian

  • Ron Koperdraad

  • Julie Kumaria

  • Maureen O'Donnell

  • Al Scornaienchi

  • Sadia Zaman

HD30 Committee

  • Susan Caskey

    Co-Chair
  • Jan Innes

    Co-Chair
  • Barry Avrich

  • Tamara Bahry

  • Ian Bandeen

  • Libby Bandeen

  • Colette Barber

  • Stacey Barish

  • Beth Burgess

  • Angela Colterjohn

  • Chris Donald

  • Hue Foo

  • Molline Green

  • Janet Heisey

  • Nancy Kennedy

  • Lalita Krishna

  • Lydia Luckevich

  • Michael McMahon

  • Robin Mirsky

  • Liza Murrell

  • Florence Narine

  • Julie Osborne

  • Wendy Pitblado

  • Michina Pope

  • Susan Watt

Artistic Advisory Committee

  • Zaynê Akyol

  • Alethea Arnaquq-Baril

  • Yung Chang

  • Min Sook Lee

  • Michael McNamara

  • Brett Story

  • Cyrus Sundar Singh

  • Sylvie Van Brabant

  • Nettie Wild

Hot Docs Staff: Executive Team

Hot Docs Staff: Festival Programmers

Hot Docs Staff: Cinema Programming

  • Will Di Novi

    Special Programs Curator
  • David Knipe

    Cinema Programmer
  • Desiree D’Lima

    Sr. Programming Coordinator
  • Michelle Boon

    Programming Associate

Hot Docs Staff: Development & Sponsorship

  • April Hazan

    Managing Director Philanthropy & Engagement
  • Carly Beath

    Associate Director Public Sector & Media Agencies
  • Darryl Els

    Associate Director Philanthropy
  • Sofia Harwell

    Associate Director Development & Finance
  • Adam Kirkham

    Associate Director, Partnerships WCSFP
  • Natalie Hope

    Senior Manager, Strategic Sponsorship
  • Nisreen Shammout

    Manager Membership & Engagement
  • Byron Letourneau-Duynstee

    Senior Coordinator, Donor Development
  • Yixun Zhang

    Coordinator, Strategic Partnerships

Hot Docs Staff: Industry

  • Elizabeth Radshaw

    Industry Programs Director
  • Heidi Tao Yang

    Director, Industry Funds & Labs
  • Julian Carrington

    Distribution Manager Industry Programmer, Funds
  • Dorota Lech

    Industry Programmer & Forum Producer
  • Madelaine Russo

    Industry Programmer, Deal Maker
  • Bronwen Eadie

    Industry Coordinator
  • Winnie Wang

    Industry Coordinator

Hot Docs Staff: Administration

  • Sanjay Verma

    Director of Finance
  • Rhonda Costas

    Administrative Manager
  • Cathy Zhang

    Accounting Manager
  • Samantha Mullings

    Sr. Consultant EDI & Training

Hot Docs Staff: Communications

  • Jonathan Da Silva

    Communications Director
  • Kaitlin Knyf

    Senior Communications Manager
  • Juan M. Gonzalez-Calcaneo

    Media Relations Manager
  • Alex MacGillivray

    Senior Communications Coordinator Hot Docs Cinema
  • Lydia McClory

    Marketing & Promotions Coordinator
  • Hannah Ziegler

    Social Media & Content Coordinator Hot Docs Cinema
  • Michael Bodalski

    Web & Online Manager
  • Katie Sellers

    Database Administrator

Hot Docs Staff: Docs For Schools

  • Emily Scheer

    Education & Youth Programs Manager
  • Elspeth Arbow

    Docs For Schools Coordinator

Hot Docs Staff: Guest Services & Events

  • Laura Lillepruun

    Delegate Services Manager
  • Jane Karges

    Events Coordinator

Hot Docs Staff: Production

  • Michael Robinson

    Technical Manager
  • Michael Jasen

    Head of Video Production
  • Jackie Marculescu

    Production Coordinator
  • Rob McPherson

    Head Projectionist
  • Eyan Logan

    Senior Technical Consultant

Hot Docs Staff: Operations

  • Brittanie Chandler

    Operations Manager
  • Crystal Macdonell

    Volunteers & Festival Theatres Manager
  • Akobi Adams

    Audience Experience & Ticketing Coordinator

Hot Docs Staff: Volunteers

  • Alicks Girowski

    Volunteers Manager
  • Dawnalda Brennan

    Volunteers Coordinator

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