Hot Docs 2018 Festival

Film Festival

Hot Docs 2018 Festival

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Hot Docs is not accepting film submissions for their 2018 Festival. They accept Canadian and international documentaries of all lengths and subject matter.

For elibility all submissions:

  • must have been completed after January 1, 2017
  • must be at minimum Toronto premieres (i.e. cannot have been screened publicly in Toronto prior to the 2018 Festival, including broadcast versions of any length)
  • must not be available online in any form (this includes DVDs for purchase in any region). Not applicable for short film submissions.
  • must be in English, subtitled in English or English versioned (non-English language films may be submitted with an English transcript; however, if selected for Hot Docs, it must be subtitled or dubbed into English at the applicant’s expense)
  • may not have submitted to the Festival previously in any stage of completion (i.e. films that were submitted as rough cuts will not be reconsidered)

Submit here.

Early deadline: Nov. 15
Regular deadline: Dec. 6
Late deadline: Jan. 8

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