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DOC National

The Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) is the collective voice of Canada’s independent documentary creators. DOC began in 1983 as the Canadian Independent Film Caucus (CIFC) to represent the interests of Canada's growing community of indi doc filmmakers. Today DOC has over 1000 members across six chapters from coast to coast.


Cinema 3, TIFF Bell Lightbox

350 King St W,

Toronto, ON

Panel Discussions

DocuMentality: Mental Health in the Documentary Sector

Having launched an initiative to normalize conversations about mental health in the Canadian documentary field last autumn, the Documentary Organization of Canada and the team at DocuMentality, with the financial support of the Canada Media Fund, conducted a series of focus groups to assess well-being among documentary industry professionals nationwide.

The findings are being released immediately following the panel, in Canada’s first in-depth analysis of mental health and well-being in the production sector. This session offers insights into their findings, guidance for best practices and testimonies geared toward implementing structural change.

Please note that access is limited to Hot Docs passholders with Industry All-Access Pass | Conference & Networking Pass | Conference Pass.


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