Media Room

Conference & Market

April 27 – May 1, 2015

Hot Docs Industry Conference and Market offers access, networking and educational opportunities to filmmakers and industry professionals at all levels of experience. In 2013, popular events and services such as Distribution Rendezvous, The Festival Doc Shop and the Hot Docs Forum were complemented by new industry initiatives such as Hot Docs Deal Maker, Rent-an-Expert and Hot Docs Close-Up With… sessions.

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Get Sold

Get Informed

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Hot Docs Industry Conference and Market
April 27 - May 1, 2015

Hot Docs Festival Film Submissions
Open: September 16, 2014
Early-Bird Deadline: November 19, 2014
Deadline: December 10, 2014
Late Deadline: January 7, 2015

Hot Docs Forum Project Submissions
Open: November 12, 2014
Deadline: January 12, 2015

The Doc Shop Submissions
Open: January 5, 2015
Deadline: March 23, 2015

Hot Docs Deal Maker Project Submissions
Open: January 29, 2015
Deadline: March 4, 2015

The Industry Conference is presented in partnership with Canada Media Fund.

Deadlines & Reminders

  • April 23 - May 3, 2015
    Hot Docs Festival, Conference and Market
The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
Documentary Organization of Canada
Getty Images
Nahmias Law
Dowling Pictures

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