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Registration is open for Hot Docs 2021, taking place online April 29 to May 9.

There are two ways to access industry content at the 2021 Hot Docs Festival:

All-Access Online Pass

Get exclusive access to unparalleled market intelligence and industry networking opportunities, including the Hot Docs Forum, Close Up With… sessions, The Doc Shop viewing library featuring 2021 Festival films, virtual networking and more, plus this year’s industry conference. Includes extended access until May 31. See chart for full benefits

Regular Rate (March 24 – April 22): $350
Last-Minute Rate (after April 22): $425


Free Conference Registration

As part of Hot Docs’ commitment to accessibility and welcoming new voices to vital conversations, the conference sessions, keynotes and micro-meetings free of cost from April 29 to May 9. See chart for full benefits


Free Conference Registration All-Access Online Pass

Conference Sessions, April 29 – May 9

Micro-Meetings, April 29 – May 9

Exhibitor marketplace, April 29 – May 9

Extended access to event platform & content until May 31

Hot Docs Forum pitches and feedback

Close Up With… sessions

Dynamic networking events

The Doc Shop viewing library, including 2021 Hot Docs Festival selections

Online Guide to Decision Makers

Hot Docs Forum & Deal Maker project catalogues

Hot Docs Online Community

Submit to The Doc Shop

Submit to Distribution Rendezvous (applications close March 11, 2021)

Questions? Please check out our FAQ section or contact [email protected].

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Presenting Platinum Partner

  • logo Scotia Wealth Management

Founding Partner

  • logo Rogers

Signature Partner

  • Logo Cbc Gem

Presenting Partners

  • logo Crave
  • logo Netflix

Major Supporters

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