In Manufactured Landscapes, director Baichwal, producer Nick de Pencier and cinematographer Peter Mettler join forces to profile photo icon Ed Burtynsky. Nayman looks at their creative process.
POV talks to Lindalee Tracey about her career in making documentaries, her life and work with Peter Raymont, the legacy and controversy of Not a Love Story, and more.
Mozartballs and Burnt Toast are two musical documentaries by Larry Weinstein that assert his unique vision, style, and appeal.
Alan Berliner's Wide Awake and Annette Mangaard's Into the Night both explore insomnia and sleeplessness with unique vision.
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?