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Hot Docs Short Film Pitch

Six Canadian filmmaking teams will have the chance to pitch their short doc projects to a live audience and judging panel at the Hot Docs Festival.

A total of $75,000 is up for grabs, courtesy of BravoFACT. First place will receive $30,000, second place will receive $25,000 and third place will receive $20,000.

Submissions are closed.
Pass Level Required: Conference, Conference and Networking, or All-Access Pass

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How to Apply

Any Canadian filmmaker with a short documentary in development or production can apply.

All applicants must be registered with a Conference, Conference and Networking, or All-Access Pass.

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2016 Participants

On May 3, 2016, six filmmaking teams participated in the second Hot Docs Short Pitch event.


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Presenting Platinum Partner

  • logo Scotiabank

Presenting Partners

  • logo Bell-Media
  • logo documentary-Channel
  • logo Rogers

Major Supporters

  • logo Celebrate-Ontario
  • logo telefilm