Year: 2024

Alan Black

Chief Operating Officer,
Canadaland
Toronto,
ON,
Canada

Alan Black is the Chief Operating Officer of Canadaland, Canada’s leading independent podcast network. Previously, he served as Managing Director of Hot Docs, where he oversaw the annual Hot Docs Festival – North America’s largest documentary film festival and The Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema – the world’s leading documentary cinema.¬† Alan was the founder and driving force behind the Hot Docs Podcast Festival.¬† Alan is also an award winning filmmaker. His films Strongman, Beautiful and Deranged: The Song of the Yukon, and Jackpot have played festivals and have been broadcast around the world.