2024 Hot Docs Festival to present Rogers Audience Award with accompanying $50,000 cash prize

Rogers Audience Award. Image credit: X/@HotDocs

Toronto/CMEDIA: Hot Docs has announced that the Rogers Audience Award accompanied by $50,000 cash prize, courtesy of Rogers, for best Canadian documentary will be presented at the 2024 Hot Docs Festival on May 5.

As part of Hot Docs Festival, Feature-length documentaries screening with a Canadian director and CAVCO certified will be eligible for the Rogers Audience Award.

Voting in cinemas by audience members can be done by scanning the QR code on screen after the film.

Voting closes 60 minutes after each screening.

After tallying the votes, the winning films with the highest average scores will be announced at a special encore screening on Sunday, May 5.

Eligible films:

7 Beats per Minute
Adrianne & the Castle
Any Other Way: The Jackie Shane Story
Ari’s Theme
Beethoven’s Nine
Born Hungry
Curl Power
Disco’s Revenge
A French Youth
Karuara, People of the River
Lost in the Shuffle
Me, Michael and I
A Mother Apart
My Dad’s Tapes
Red Fever
Singing Back the Buffalo
The Soldier’s Lagoon
An Unfinished Journey
Wilfred Buck