From keynote speeches by industry visionaries to hands-on workshops with the latest technologies, Hot Docs Industry Conference offers essential education, networking and business intelligence for all levels of filmmakers and film professionals.
In-depth workshops with industry leaders help filmmakers of all levels develop new skills.
International Co-Production Day
Official delegations from around the world are featured guests in this day-long program of panels, tailored meetings and networking opportunities aimed at sparking international co-productions.
- International Co-Production Day Producer-to-Producer Meetings: Target one-on-one meetings with international colleagues based on genre or country at this tailored speed-meeting event.
Kickstart is a half-day long series of dynamic sessions that provide the essentials for emerging and mid-career doc-makers.
In intimate and informal eight-person groups, connect with industry experts and senior producers to learn from their expertise.
Micro-meetings are intimate sessions that offer industry intelligence from broadcasters, funders and those on the cutting edge of technology.
The Doc Summit is an annual town-hall gathering of the Canadian industry and policy-makers.
Each year Hot Docs recognizes a Doc Mogul, an individual who, over the course of their career, has made an essential contribution to the creative vitality of the documentary industry in both his/her home country and abroad.
Hot Docs Garden Games
Network over a game of croquet or bocce on the lawns of Victoria College – it’s a fun way to connect with fellow delegates.