Last chance for Hot Docs 2015 early-bird deadline

Friday 6 February, 2015

Early-Bird Deadline: November 19, 2014
Deadline: December 10, 2014

EARLY-BIRD DEADLINE NOVEMBER 19, 2014

Online forms must be submitted no later than November 19, 2014, at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Submissions to this deadline must be postmarked no later than November 19, 2014.
Feature and mid-length (30 minutes or more): $50 + HST
Shorts (29 minutes or less): $25 + HST

DEADLINE DECEMBER 10, 2014

Online forms must be submitted no later than December 10, 2014, at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Submissions to this deadline must be postmarked no later than December 10, 2014.
Feature and mid-length (30 minutes or more): $100 + HST
Shorts (29 minutes or less): $25 + HST

Late deadline January 7, 2015

We strongly recommend that applicants submit for the early-bird or regular deadline.
Online forms must be submitted no later than January 7, 2015, at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Submissions to this deadline must be postmarked no later than January 7, 2015.
Feature and mid-length (30 minutes or more): $150 + HST
Shorts (29 minutes or less): $50 + HST

ELIGIBILITY

All submissions:
  • must have been completed after January 1, 2014;
  • must be at minimum Toronto premieres (i.e. cannot have been screened publicly in Toronto prior to the 2015 Festival, including broadcast versions of any length);
  • 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. If you have any specific questions regarding this, please contact us.

Please consult the submissions FAQ page for additional information.