awards party 2014 by-Joseph-Michael-Howarth

Alumni Services

At Hot Docs we consider every film that comes through our Festival and industry programs a part of the family. To show our ongoing support, we are offering Hot Docs Alumni a variety of benefits and discounts.


Members of the Hot Docs Alumni include:

  • Directors of films that have received funding via the Corus-Hot Docs Funds, the Hot Docs-Blue Ice Doc Fund, Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund or CrossCurrents Doc Fund
  • Teams who have pitched their projects at the Hot Docs Forum or Hot Docs Deal Maker
  • Fellows of Doc Accelerator emerging filmmaker labs
  • Directors whose films have screened as an Official Selection at the Hot Docs Festival

If you haven’t received your Alumni information package or have questions about benefits, contact us at [email protected].


Discount on All-Access Pass
Experience all the Festival has to offer with a Hot Docs Festival All-Access pass.

Alumni label in Hot Docs Online Community
Once registered, Alumni will enjoy increased visibility in our Online Community.


Artist Services
From online tools to project consultation and professional insight, we’re here to help you with your upcoming projects.

Hot Docs Jots Profile
Have a new project in the works? Have some exciting news? Be featured on our Hot Docs Jots industry blog.

Discount on a Hot Docs Gold Membership
Only $199 for a Hot Docs Gold Membership, which offers a unlimited number of free films and more.

Hot Docs Laurels
If you have a Hot Docs supported film, you can use our laurels in your marketing.

Hot Docs Alumni benefits subject to change.

All >

Presenting Platinum Partner

  • logo Scotia Wealth Management

Founding Partner

  • logo Rogers

Signature Partner

  • Logo Cbc Gem

Presenting Partners

  • logo Crave
  • logo Netflix

Major Supporters

  • logo Celebrate Ontario
  • logo telefilm