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Discover exceptional professional development, networking, and financing opportunities at Hot Docs Festival, April 27 to May 7, 2023.Registration for the 2023 Festival is open!

DOC members save $50 on any industry pass. Contact [email protected] for your discount code.

Industry All-Access Pass - Early Bird Rate: $889

Get the latest market intelligence at the renowned Hot Docs Forum, network with leading decision makers at Deal Maker, attend socials and conference sessions. Includes:
  • All Hot Docs Forum pitch sessions, receptions and lunches
  • Hot Docs Deal Maker pitch meetings *pre-application required
  • All Close Up With... sessions
  • All industry social and networking events, including access to the Networking Lounge
  • All industry conference, industry podcast & works-in-progress sessions
  • All Festival film screenings *does not include public podcast presentations
  • Access to The Doc Shop streaming library of films for acquisitions, plus the opportunity to submit a film
  • Access to the Online Community, including a list of registered attendees, the online Guide to Decision Makers, and project catalogues for Hot Docs Forum and Deal Maker
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Conference & Networking Pass - Early Bird Rate: $649

Just the right blend of professional development and networking opportunities to best connect and do business with colleagues. Includes: 
  • All industry social and networking events, including access to the Networking Lounge
  • All industry conference, industry podcast & works-in-progress sessions
  • All Festival film screenings *does not include public podcast presentations
  • Access to The Doc Shop streaming library of films for acquisitions, plus the opportunity to submit a film
  • Access to the Online Community, including a list of registered attendees and the online Guide to Decision Makers
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Conference Pass - Early Bird Rate: $459

Unparalleled professional development opportunities, from hands-on workshops to keynote addresses from industry leaders, covering all aspects of the art and business of documentary. Includes: 
  • All industry conference, industry podcast & works-in-progress sessions
  • All Festival film screenings *does not include public podcast presentations
  • Access the Online Community, including a list of registered attendees
  • Opportunity to submit a film to The Doc Shop
 NEW! Hot Docs welcome emerging filmmakers currently enrolled or recently graduated from film programs with a Conference Pass at an exclusive Emerging Filmmaker Rate of $199. Limited spots available. Click here to apply for the discounted rate.

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Podcast Creator Pass - Early Bird Rate: $164

Explore the art and craft of podcasting with those shaping the world of audio. Full public program and industry conference schedule to be announced in March.
  • Access to industry podcast-focused sessions (May 3 & 4
  • Access all five public podcast presentations
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  Early Bird
(until March 9)
Regular
(until April 12)
Last Minute
(until May 7)
Industry All-Access $889 $999 $999
Conference & Networking $649 $699 $769
Conference $459 $479 $499
Podcast Creator $164 $174 $184
 


Pass Benefits at a Glance

  Industry All-Access Conference & Networking Conference Podcast Creator
Conference & Works-in-Progress Sessions X X X  
Industry Podcast Sessions X X X X
Public Podcast Events       X
Film screenings X X X  
Online Community Access X X X  
Doc Shop Upload X X X  
Doc Shop Viewing Access X X    
Social Events & Delegate Lounge X X    
Online Guide to Decision Makers X X    
Close Up With... Sessions X      
Deal Maker (pre-application required) X      
Hot Docs Forum X      


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