Hot Docs 2016 Festival - Submission Deadlines

Posted Sunday 25 Oct 2015

Hot Docs 2016 Festival - NOW OPEN

Early-Bird Deadline: November 18, 2015

Deadline: December 9, 2015

Late submissions accepted to January 6, 2016. Higher fees apply.

Hot Docs 2016 DocX Program - NOW OPEN

Deadline: December 9, 2015

DocX is an interactive and immersive documentary program for works that are exhibited through installations and live events during the Hot Docs Festival.

Hot Docs Forum

Submissions Open: November 11, 2015

Deadline: January 11, 2016

North America's most effective international documentary market, the Hot Docs Forum is a dynamic pitching event that stimulates international co-production financing.

Hot Docs Deal Maker

Submissions Open: January 27, 2016

Deadline: March 4, 2016

Hot Docs Deal Maker is a curated one-on-one pitch-meeting program for producers seeking financing from the international marketplace.

Distribution Rendezvous

Submissions Open: January 27, 2016

Deadline: March 28, 2016

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

The Doc Shop

Submissions Open: January 5, 2016

Deadline: March 23, 2016

Submit your film for inclusion in The Doc Shop online market accessed by leading buyers, distributors and programmers worldwide.