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International Documentary Buyers’ Guide

Created by Hot Docs and DocumentaryTelevision.com

The International Documentary Buyers’ Guide is a valuable and unique resource for producers who are seeking international partners and commissioners. Based on the Hot Docs Guide to Attending Buyers, the information in the The International Documentary Buyers’ Guide 2014 is supported by extensive interviews with key Forum decision makers.


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The International Documentary Buyers’ Guide answers these questions:

  • Which channels worldwide buy documentaries?
  • What are their dedicated slots?
  • What are their filters?
  • Who are the key decision makers?
  • How can you reach them?
  • Are the buyers open to international partnerships?
  • What do they pay?

New this year, we’ve added profiles of 47 distributors, 11 film funds and eight digital players.

An invaluable resource for producers who are working on strategies for pitching their ideas to channels or selling completed programs, the Guide covers 15 countries with 163 contacts, including:

  • 49 broadcasters
  • 94 buyers
  • 47 distributors
  • 11 film funds with key contacts
  • 11 digital funders and decision makers

The International Documentary Buyers’ Guide is a product of the proprietary and original primary research conducted by the Hot Docs team and supported by Peter Hamilton Consultants for the Hot Docs Forum.

Important Festival Dates

The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema
Cineplex
POV Magazine
Documentary Organization of Canada

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