In the third and final part of realscreen’s comprehensive coverage, we present seven projects pitched on day two (April 30) of the Hot Docs Forum.
The Closer We Get, Karen Guthrie’s study of a strained family dynamic, took the prize for best international feature documentary at the Hot Docs awards presentation on May 1.
The San Francisco Film Society has awarded The Island and the Whales, Learning to Forget (pictured) and The Oakland Police Project a total of US$75,000 through its Documentary Film Fund.
In the second part of realscreen’s comprehensive coverage, we present the remaining four projects from day one of the Hot Docs Forum (April 29). (Pictured: the Hart House roundtable)
Edmonton’s Cowboy Smithx and Alexandra Lazarowich (pictured) claimed the top prize at the inaugural Hot Docs Short Film Pitch for Cree Code Talker.
In Toronto to pitch their latest project to broadcasters, Frederick Wiseman (pictured, center) and his long-time producer Karen Konicek (right) sat down to talk filmmaking and financing with an audience at Hot Docs.
Berg’s documentary investigation into sex abuse of minors in the entertainment industry will begin a 20-city theatrical run in June via Vesuvio Entertainment and Rocky Mountain Pictures. (Pictured: Amy Berg)