Hot Docs 2016

28 April - 8 May, 2016


Australia at Hot Docs

Australian films featured at Hot Docs 2016


Australian Docs on Screen

Festival screenings at Hot Docs


We are delighted to introduce the line-up of Australian documentaries and talent at Hot Docs 2016, North America’s largest documentary film festival, conference and market showcasing storytelling from around the world.

Australia at Hot Docs

This year Hot Docs honours Australian recent works with their annual ‘Made in…’ program  presenting six feature documentaries, two shorts and a music video telling their unique stories.


Overall, there are 14 Australian films screening at Hot Docs, including six world premieres, one international premiere, one North American premiere and three Canadian premieres plus two documentaries from esteemed filmmaker Gillian Armstrong in the Redux program.


Go to Australian Docs at Hot Docs to view the selected films.

Australians to watch at Hot Docs

In addition to the Australians at Hot Docs to present their documentaries featured as part of the “Made in Australia” program, Screen Australia will host a delegation of Australian documentary makers to the complementary industry conference and market at Hot Docs Deal Maker and Distribution Rendezvous.

Lizette Atkins

Unicorn Films Pty Ltd.

Danny Ben-Moshe

Identity Films and Production

Pauline Clague

New Horizon Pty Ltd.

Ruth Cross

Smith & Nasht Pty Ltd

Dena Curtis

Inkey Media Pty Ltd

Melanie Horkan

Fathom Film Australia Pty Ltd

Antony Loewenstein

Media Stockade Pty Ltd

Susan MacKinnon


Julia Overton

JOTZ Productions Pty Ltd

Safina Uberoi


Tom Zubrycki

Deep Lullaby Productions

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