Call for Submissions – Hot Docs All-Access Pass

March 28, 2018

On Screen Manitoba is pleased to announce an opportunity for up to 5 emerging and mid-career documentary filmmakers to receive a Hot Docs All-Access Pass. On Screen Manitoba will be on site to provide additional support to OSM members attending the event.

Hot Docs, Canada’s premier international documentary film festival and market, takes place April 26 – May 6, 2018. The Hot Docs All-Access Pass offers professional development and networking plus invaluable access to premium market programs and events. Full details HERE.

The five recipients of the OSM — Hot Docs All-Access Pass will be selected through a juried process. The deadline to apply is Noon April 4, 2018

Eligibility: Applicants must be OSM members in good standing, eligible for OSM Access to Markets Funds (and may apply for travel support to attend Hot Docs). Applicants must be developing at least one documentary project in order to apply.

Application process: the following documents must be submitted no later than noon April 4, 2018 to Maryam Decter, Programs and Membership Manager, On Screen Manitoba.

  • Letter of motivation – state your objectives in attending Hot Docs and explain how the All-Access Pass will benefit your career and help you develop and or produce your project(s) (maximum 2 pages).
  • Project description(s) – include a summary of each documentary project you are developing currently (maximum one page per project).
  • Your resume with filmography

Note that if you are not successful in your application for an All-Access Pass, Hot Docs offers other passes and you can still apply for OSM Access to Markets Funds.

Applications for travel support for Hot Docs must be received before April 15, 2018.

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