The awards for the 2006 Hot Docs Canadian InternationalDocumentary Festival were handed out in Toronto on May 5, with best Canadian documentarygoing to Shelley Saywell's Martyr Street.

Best International Documentary went to Ben Hopkins' UK title 37Uses For A Dead Sheep,while best documentary short was awarded to Ibtisam Ma'arana's Badal from Israel.

The Hot Docs' board of directors presented the annual Outstanding AchievementAward to Werner Herzog, who received a retrospective and took part in anon-stage interview with programming director Sean Farnel.

The Don Haig Award went to Quebec filmmaker Guylaine Dionne, whileDominique Darmon won the Omni Prize and $10,000 in development funds for bestthird language/ethno-cultural pitch for Where Shall I Go'

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