Kate Vollum named producer of the NFB's Ontario Studio in Toronto after 16 years with the Board.
Anita Lee and Nisha Pahjua received the DOC Institute Honours as the Rogers-DOC Luminary Award winner and DOC Vanguard Award winner.
The standout Canadian docs of 2019 include nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, This Is Not a Movie, The Corporate Coup d'État, Toxic Beauty, and Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies.
The 2019 TIFF Doc Conference featured a number of Canadian and international leaders in the field, including Barbara Kopple, Yung Chang, and Alan Berliner in conversation about the art and business of
Yung Chang's This Is Not a Movie follows Robert Fisk to the front lines of journalism to observe how a seasoned reporter seeks the truth in an era of 'Fake News'.