Ahead of receiving this year’s Hot Docs Outstanding Achievement Award, Life Itself and The Interrupters director Steve James (pictured) reflects on his films and shares his thoughts on sustaining a successful career in documentary.
Director Rama Rau sat down with realscreen to discuss funding and production challenges in her risqué feminist documentary and Hot Docs opener, League of Exotique Dancers (pictured).
Altitude Film will launch the doc – the first to be authorized by the late pop superstar’s estate – for international buyers during the Cannes Film Festival next month.
Hot Docs programming head Shane Smith and associate director of programming Sarafina DiFelice discuss the boost in shorts, a diverse crop of Canadian films and cross-over between doc and live theater in the ‘DocX’ program. (Pictured: The Apology)
In today’s ‘Extra,’ Armoza Formats sells The Foodies (pictured) into three European territories, Discovery Life lines up a weekend of healthcare programming and Kickstarter teams up with Kodak.