Considering the films of Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne and the documentary roots that inspired films like Rosetta and L'Enfant.
Canada’s Peter Lynch, the director of Project Grizzly, and Werner Herzog, the maker of Grizzly Man, document doomed quests. In a personal essay, Lynch extols the obsessions of Herzog, this year’s Outstanding Achievement Award recipient at Hot Docs.
As the dot-com boom explodes and the digital revolution takes over, how will broadcasters adapt or, more likely, leave independents behind?
Rudy Buttignol’s presence was crucial in the founding of DOC and the development of Hot Docs. He talks to POV about his passionate involvement with documentary.
Peter Wintonick has been for over three decades, in both high profile and, more often, invisible ways, a prime mover in Canada’s internationally acclaimed documentary tradition
When it first began in 1994, Hot Docs primarily showcased Canadian works--broadcast docs--and it showed. How do artists and festivals find balance?
A Fire Horse is supposed to bring bad luck and tough living. That superstition has been broken in Eve and the Fire Horse, as well as in real life.
When it comes to financing Canadian productions, how far will the Tories go to walk the talk of rebalancing the wrongs of aggressive marginalization?
If he is known at all, Bill MacGillivray will be remembered as the director of intricately structured dramatic features in the 1980s and 1990s.
Pat Aufderheide’s catch words for Fair Use are: transformation, commentary, context, and taking only as much as needed to make a point.