is presenting 226 films from 63 countries across 15 programs – including a dozen german documentaries – in cinemas across Toronto as well as online to audiences across Canada. 



LineUp of German productions and co-productions


Hot Docs AWARDS information here.




Industry Programs
Hot Docs helps get film made—from grants for projects in development and production to connecting filmmakers with leading industry experts.

  • Distribution Rendezvous: Pre-arranged, one-on-one online meetings with distributors and sales agents for finished, nearly finished and rough-cut films. Submission close: March 10, 2022
  • Hot Docs Conference & Market: With exceptional professional development, networking, and business opportunities, Hot Docs is perfect for doc professionals at all career levels.
  • 20 Forum projects representing 19 different countries and 26 filmmakers, 14 of whom are women and 15 of whom are BIPOC, will pitch to international decision makers, including GABRIEL by Daniel Carsenty,  P: Nicklas Krüger, Laia Gonzalez, Ingrid Bragemann, CHUNK Filmproduktion GmbH (Germany), Avalia Studios GmbH (Germany), Tantor Films LTDA (Chile), Saboteur Media LLC (USA
  •  and more

Hot Docs’ LIVE program reshapes the Industry Conference and market into an intensive three-day in-person gathering offering inspiring sessions, connection to colleagues and community, and the serendipitous moments that are only possible live. Plus, attend in-cinema Festival screenings at venues across Toronto, and access all the market content available in Hot Docs’ online hub. 
More Information —German only—.





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25 Hot Docs 2018