Hot Docs 2022

Jan 03, 2022

Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing and celebrating the art of documentary and to creating production opportunities for documentary filmmakers. Hot Docs will present its 29th annual edition from April 28 to May 8, 2022.

Hot Docs Festival Film Submissions
Deadline: December 16, 2021
Late submissions accepted to January 7, 2022. Higher fees apply.

Hot Docs Forum and Deal Maker Submissions
Forum Deadline: January 3, 2022
Pitch your film to over 200 leading industry decision makers at North America’s most effective market event.

Deal Maker Deadline: January 3, 2022
One-on-one pitch meetings for filmmakers seeking international financing.

Note: Hot Docs Forum and Deal Maker are the same application process. When applying, please indicate the program(s) for which you’d like your project to be considered.