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.
Australian filmmakers Kitty Green (Casting JonBenet), Neil Triffett (EMO The Musical), Kriv Stenders (RED DOG: True Blue), Polly Staniford and Cate Shortland (Berlin Syndrome, plus Berlinale Camera recipient Geoffrey Rush, Screen Australia CEO Graeme Mason and Her Excellency Lynette Wood, Ambassador of Australia to Germany, at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Australian screen content creators Mike Jones, Helen Bowden, Debbie Lee and Kristine Wyld speak to Screen Australia about their experience at C21’s International Drama Summit 2016.
Producers Angie Fielder, Matt Reeder and Alex White, along with Screen Australia’s Head of Business and Audience, Richard Harris, provide insights from the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.