Applications are now being accepted for the Don Haig Award presented by documentary, which is given every year to a Canadian doc filmmaker. The winner receives a $20,000 cash prize, sponsored by documentary and presented during the Hot Docs awards presentation. 2010′s winners were 65_Redroses co-directors Philip Lyall and Nimisha Mukerji. Canadian documentary filmmakers are eligible to submit an application for consideration by the jury, made up of representatives from the Don Haig Award Committee, documentary, Hot Docs and a past recipient of the Don Haig Award. The application deadline is January 28, 2011. For more information on the nominations process or award criteria please contact Jennifer Hobbs at Hot Docs via this number: 416-203-2155 ext. 226.