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Film Funds

Our production funds provide Canadian and international documentary projects with much-needed development, production and completion grants, as well as valuable professional development opportunities.

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HOT DOCS-BLUE ICE DOCS FUND

Development and production grants for African filmmakers.

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CROSSCURRENTS DOC FUND

This $1-million fund fosters storytelling from within under-represented or marginalized communities.

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HOT DOCS TED ROGERS FUND

In June 2016, Hot Docs and the Rogers Foundation founded this $1-million fund to support Canadian documentary filmmakers.

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HOT DOCS-SLAIGHT FAMILY FUND

In May 2020, Hot Docs and the Slaight Family Foundation founded the Hot Docs-Slaight Family Fund, the first of its kind in Canada.

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CORUS-HOT DOCS FUNDS

Over eight years, the Funds supported 147 Canadian docs.

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HOT DOCS PARTNERS

This $2.6-million CAD financing initiative connects committed investors with docs seeking financing.

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Presenting Platinum Partner

  • logo Scotia Wealth Management

Founding Partner

  • logo Rogers

Signature Partner

  • logo CBC Docs

Presenting Partners

  • Logo Crave 2019
  • logo Netflix

Major Supporters

  • logo telefilm
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