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Hot Docs Festival

Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, offers an outstanding selection of over 200 films from Canada and around the world to Toronto audiences of more than 200,000.

The 2018 Hot Docs Festival will run April 26 to May 6, 2018.

Festival passes and packages on sale now. Tickets available March 2018.

Film submissions for the 2018 Festival are now open, with an deadline of December 6.

Industry registration opens December 13, 2017.

“When you can capture a Hot Docs audience’s heart, then you’ve done good work.”

Jessica Edwards, director of Mavis!

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Presenting Platinum Partner

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Presenting Partners

  • logo Bell-Media
  • logo documentary-Channel
  • logo Rogers

Major Supporters

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  • Logo Ontario150
  • logo telefilm

Official Airline Partner

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