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Distribution Rendezvous Submissions

Pre-arranged, one-on-one online meetings with distributors and sales agents for finished, nearly finished and rough-cut films.

Distribution Rendezvous will take place online from April 29 to May 12, 2021

Applications for the 2021 program are open. The deadline is March 11, 11:59 p.m. EST.

You must be registered with a 2021 All-Access Online Pass to apply.

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Questions? Contact distribution manager Julian Carrington.


ELIGIBILITY

Projects must be in a rough-cut or complete stage.

Projects that have an international appeal and would suit theatrical, broadcast or educational audiences are encouraged to apply.

You can submit up to TWO projects. We accept:

  • Feature-length docs
  • Television docs
  • Series
  • Interactive work
  • Cross-platform media

You will be required to provide a trailer, sample footage or a screener.


SUBMISSIONS & MEETING REQUESTS

All producers who submit projects that meet the above eligibility requirements will have an opportunity to request meetings with participating decision makers. However, meetings are arranged subject to the discretion of decision makers and are not guaranteed.

After producers have submitted their meeting requests, project information will be forwarded to the requested decision makers, who will review and accept or decline each request in accordance with their respective acquisitions mandates.

Not all projects may secure meetings.


MEETING FORMAT

Participants will have 20-minute virtual meetings with decision makers between April 29 and May 12, 2021.


APPLICATION INFORMATION

  • Personal contact information
  • Previous credits (optional)

PROJECT INFORMATION

  • Working title
  • Estimated length (in minutes)
  • Language
  • Country of production
  • Estimated budget
  • Confirmed financing
  • “I am looking for:” the following funding opportunities
  • Genre of project
  • In which territories is your film NOT available? (only fill out if applicable.)
  • One-line description
  • One-page synopsis

TRAILER OR SCREENER

  • Trailer URL and password
  • Screener URL and password
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

All producers must be registered with a Hot Docs All-Access Pass to apply for and participate in Distribution Rendezvous. If additional project team members are to attend the meeting, they must also be registered.

The scheduling of meetings is subject to the availability of participating decision makers.

If your application for meetings is unsuccessful, feedback on your project is not guaranteed.

Hot Docs Industry Programs Department reserves the right to change the guidelines or processes for Distribution Rendezvous at any time and without notification.

Hot Docs Industry Programs Department will not take rights or liabilities in projects selected.

Your application and/or participation in Distribution Rendezvous implies unconditional acceptance of these guidelines.

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