North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market. Each year, the Festival presents an outstanding selection of more than 150 cutting-edge documentaries from Canada and around the globe. Through its industry programs, including The Doc Shop and the renowned Hot Docs Forum, an international market event for buyers and sellers, Hot Docs provides a full range of professional development, up-to-the-second market intelligence and networking opportunities for documentary professionals, working in the social, cultural and political documentary genres.
- Canadian Spectrum competitive programme,
- International Spectrum competitive programme,
- several non-competitive programmes.