Submission deadlines for Hot Docs approaching

Posted Tuesday 15 Nov 2022

Submission deadlines for Hot Docs approaching

Another one for documentary makers, but this time it's a deadline! Submissions to Canada's Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival (April 27–May 7, 2023) are due for the Festival, Forum and Deal Maker sessions. 

Hot Docs Festival Film Submissions
Regular Deadline: November 16, 2022. Late submissions accepted to January 5, 2023. Higher fees apply. 
Premiere your documentary in front of the world's best audiences at Hot Docs 2023.

Hot Docs Forum Submissions
Forum Deadline: January 2, 2023
Pitch your film to over 200 leading industry decision makers at North America’s most effective market event.

Hot Docs Deal Maker Submissions
Deal Maker Deadline: January 2, 2023
Pitch one-on-one and get financing and distribution for your documentary project.
PLEASE NOTE: Distribution Rendezvous has been merged with Deal Maker. Projects that wish to meet with distributors and sales agents and have not yet closed financing, can apply to Deal Maker.