Events & Tickets

2018 Programming Lineup

The DOC Institute provides year-round programming to help doc-makers succeed at every stage of their career.



Meet The Funder with The Guardian
 Tuesday, October 23
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
     Price: $5.00 for DOC Members | $10.00 for non-members

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Meet The Funder with Hot Docs Film Funds
 Wednesday, November 7
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
Location: Centre for Social Innovation – 192 Spadina Avenue
$5.00 for DOC Members | $15.00 for non-members

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  Breakthrough Program 

Prepare to pitch and sell your project at the prestigious Hot Docs International Documentary Festival and beyond! Eight emerging and high-potential producers will be selected for this rigorous and intimate market-preparation course where they’ll develop a successful festival strategy and sharpen their project pitches and materials in advance to Hot Docs Dealmaker.

Applications are open. Deadline: November 23, 2018.

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DOC Institute’s Short Film Lab 

DOC Institute’s Short Film Lab, an artistic documentary-focused mentorship program for young filmmakers in Central & Eastern Ontario, is now accepting applications.

Applications are open. Deadline: November 30, 2018.

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