Documentaries may tell the stories behind the headlines, but sometimes headlines give docus unexpected traction.
Indie docu directors in developing African countries got a major boost today with a new C$1 million fund ($1.04 million) dedicated to increasing the quality and quantity of docus produced in the…
Seventh Art Releasing has acquired North American rights to Britta Wauer's documentary "In Heaven, Underground: The Jewish Cemetery in Berlin-Weissensee" during the Hot Docs festival, the company…
Filmswelike has nabbed Canadian distribution rights to "The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye" on the eve of its Canuck preem Wednesday at the Hot Docs festival in Toronto.
Hot Docs kicked off Thursday night with Morgan Spurlock's product placement-fuelled "POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold."
Filmswelike has acquired Canadian distribution rights to Rodman Flender's docu "Conan O'Brien Can't Stop," on the eve of its international preem at the Hot Docs festival in Toronto, it was announced…
Original Prods. CEO and exec producer Thom Beers will receive the excellence in nonfiction award at the Banff World Media Festival, it was announced Thursday.
TORONTO -- Kids' TV multi-hyphenate Linda Ellerbee, who fronts "Nick News With Linda Ellerbee," will receive the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award in kids and animation at the Rockies Gala, the…
TV director James Burrows will be the 2011 recipient of the Peter Ustinov Comedy Award, which honors outstanding comedic contributions to the media industry, the Banff World Media Festival announced…
"Downton Abbey" (U.K.) is up against "The Pillars of the Earth" (Canada-Germany), "Talking to the Wind" (Spain), "Shades of Happiness" (Germany), "The Eighth Day of Cicada" (Japan) and "The Promise"…