Essentials Bootcamp 2021

Summer Bootcamp 2021Summer Bootcamp is back! If you’re looking to brush up on your producing skills, please join us for a 4-part series that takes a deep dive into the essentials of documentary filmmaking. These 3-hour workshops include participant case studies, special guests, resources for future projects, and an opportunity to connect with other filmmakers.This… Continue reading Essentials Bootcamp 2021

DOC Institute Presents: Meet the Funder with TVO

Meet the Funder is a professional development series that brings funders & non-fiction content creators together to share information.Join DOC Institute on Wednesday, September 29 for the first event of the season, a Meet the Funder with TVO! Jane Jankovic, executive producer at TVO, will join moderator Jeannette Loakman, instructor at Centennial College, for a… Continue reading DOC Institute Presents: Meet the Funder with TVO

DOC Institute Presents: Meet the Funder with CBC—A Follow-up Conversation

Meet the Funder is a professional development series that brings funders & non-fiction content creators together to share information. About this event CBC returns for a follow-up Meet the Funders panel on Thursday, November 4. Join DOC for an exclusive presentation from Sandra Kleinfeld (Senior Director, Documentary), Michelle McCree (Executive in Charge of Production, The Passionate Eye),… Continue reading DOC Institute Presents: Meet the Funder with CBC—A Follow-up Conversation

DOC Ontario Board Info Session

Want to learn more about what it means to join the DOC Ontario board? Join us for a virtual info session on November 9, at 1PM. Tiffany Hsiung will be joined by fellow members of the board for an informative conversation about the responsibilities and operations of DOC Ontario's board. 

Black Light: A Celebration of Canadian Filmmakers

A curated online series of six documentaries by Black Canadian filmmakers from across the country, available for free across Canada.DOC Institute and Hot Docs are partnering this Black History Month to co-present Black Light: A Celebration of Canadian Filmmakers, a series of six documentaries by leading Black documentary voices in Canada. This series is presented… Continue reading Black Light: A Celebration of Canadian Filmmakers

Savvy Producer Series: Demystifying Documentary Financing

The DOC Institute Savvy Producer Series is back! Join DOC Institute for a three-part workshop series on how to fund your documentary projectThe DOC Institute Savvy Producer Series is back! With a focus on fundraising for your documentary projects, we will be offering workshops that focus on the deep dive of three key areas of… Continue reading Savvy Producer Series: Demystifying Documentary Financing

Panel: Funding BIPOC Documentaries

401 Richmond 401 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON

A recent report released by the DOC Institute points to the lack of data on funding for documentary content produced by Indigenous, Black or racialized filmmakers. This panel will discuss why it's important for agencies and broadcasters to collect and share race based data in order to achieve their stated equity goals. The panel will… Continue reading Panel: Funding BIPOC Documentaries

2022 DOC Institute Honours Celebration

Hotel Ocho 195 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON

Join us in-person for the 9th Annual DOC Institute Honours Celebration, where we will present our two milestone awards, the Rogers-DOC Luminary Award and the DOC Vanguard Award, to outstanding members of the Canadian documentary community. The evening will be hosted by Toronto-based magician Julie Eng. Doors open at 7pm and awards will be presented at 8pm, followed by… Continue reading 2022 DOC Institute Honours Celebration