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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.

Applications for the 2017 Hot Docs Short Pitch are closed.
Pass Level Required: Conference, Conference and Networking, or All-Access Pass

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2017 Participants

On May 2, 2017, six filmmaking teams will participate in the third Hot Docs Short Pitch event.

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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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Presenting Platinum Partner

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Presenting Partners

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Major Supporters

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Official Airline Partner

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