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Hot Docs at TIFF, Telluride & More

Hot Docs at TIFF
Connect with our team at TIFF, including Hot Docs president Chris McDonald, interim executive directors Erin Lau and Paul Lewis, artistic director Shane Smith, associate director of Festival programming Heather Haynes, industry programs director Elizabeth Radshaw, director of industry funds and labs Heidi Tao Yang, and more! Also, congratulations to Corus-Hot Docs Fund alum To Kill a Tiger, which will premiere at TIFF on September 10.

Update: On September 18, To Kill a Tiger won the Best Canadian Feature in the Amplify Voices Awards at TIFF.

Hot Docs at Telluride
Hot Docs president Chris McDonald, industry programs director Elizabeth Radshaw and membership and engagement manager Nisreen Shammout will attend Telluride Film Festival. Hot Docs Partners project Werner Herzog: Radical Dreamer will premiere at Telluride Film Festival as part of a special 80th birthday celebration for the renowned filmmaker.

Additional Staff Travel
Artistic director Shane Smith will attend Finnish Film Affair and Nordisk Panorama. Director of industry funds and labs Heidi Tao Yang and associate director of Festival programming Heather Haynes will attend Camden International Film Festival online. Heather will also attend Gotham Week online. Industry programmer Madelaine Russo will attend CNEX Chinese Doc Forum (CCDF) and industry coordinator Winnie Wang will participate in IDA's Getting Real fellowship.

Alumni Success Stories
CrossCurrents International Doc Fund alumni Concrete Land and A Woman's Path (also a Forum alum) will pitch at DMZ Docs. CrossCurrents Canada Doc Fund alum 7 Beats per Minute and Hot Docs-Slaight Family Fund alum Smoke & Gifts/It’s All Gonna Break received Telefilm support. And Hot Docs 2022 audience award winner Eternal Spring is Canada's submission for the best international feature Oscar.


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