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Official Delegations

Each year Hot Docs hosts a number of official delegations from around the world and facilitates valuable promotional and networking opportunities for these established producers and broadcasters.

During the 2018 Festival, Hot Docs hosted 12 official delegations from:

  • Atlantic Canada, led by Lunenburg Doc Fest
  • Bermuda, led by Wishing Step Pictures
  • Chile, led by ChileDoc with support from Chilean National Council for Culture
  • Europe, led by EFP (European Film Promotion)
  • Germany, led by AG DOK
  • Italy, led by the Italian Trade Commission
  • Japan, led by Tokyo Docs
  • Mexico, led by the Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE)
  • The Nordic Region, led by Nordisk Panorama
  • Northern Ireland, led by Northern Ireland Screen
  • South Africa, led by National Film and Video Foundation
  • USA, led by IFP

In addition to partaking in the professional development sessions, market events and services Hot Docs provides, the delegations will be available to network with fellow delegates throughout the Festival at specially scheduled parties and receptions, and as accredited participants in the Hot Docs Forum, on Tuesday, May 1 and Wednesday, May 2.

For more information, please contact industry programs manager Stephanie McArthur.

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