Stephanie has been managing Hot Docs industry programs including the renowned Hot Docs Forum -a 2 day pitch event â€“ since 2008. She also manages the Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund for African filmmakers, Hot Docsâ€™ own crowd-funding initiative Doc Ignite and the festivalâ€™s International Delegation and International Co-Production programs. Stephanie has been working in theatre and film for over a decade. Notable festivals include: Sundance Film Festival (Utah), Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto Fringe Festival, Miami International Film Festival (Florida), and the Provincetown Film Festival (Massachusetts), World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (Toronto, Manchester, Dresden, Paris, Washington). Previously she worked in Singapore as Associate Producer of the Asia Factual Forum (2007); was Head of Programming for the inaugural DocFest Stratford (2008); and served a four year term on the Toronto Fringe Festival â€˜Best of the Festâ€™ Jury beginning in 2007.