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HotDocs: deadline for submissions on October 23rd

In Rome Director of Programming Shane Smith

HotDocs: deadline for submissions on October 23rd

Istituto Luce Cinecittà will coordinate, also this year,  the selections for Italian documentaries at Hot Docs - Canadian International Documentary Film Festival (April 26th – May 6th, 2018).
Director of Programming Shane Smith will be in Rome to view the Italian films at our offices from Thursday October 25th to Saturday October 28th, 2017.
Here are selected selection guidelines:
* Hot Docs features two juried competition programs, Canadian Spectrum and International Spectrum, and several non-competitive programs. Feature-length films in the Spectrum programs are eligible for jury prizes.
* All feature films are eligible for the Audience Award.
* Films must have been completed after January 1, 2017
* Films must be at minimum Toronto premieres and must not be available online in any form (this includes DVDs for purchase in any region).
You may find full regulations here: www.hotdocs.ca/i/submit-a-film
We would like to inform you that documentaries submitted through us, will be exempt from the submission fee. In order to receive the fee waiver code, you must reply to the emails below by and no later than October 23rd, 2017 specifying the title, the director and the film length.
We also kindly ask you to send a dvd/Blu-ray with English subtitles to our office by and no later than October 23rd, 2017:
Istituto Luce Cinecittà – Filmitalia, Via Tuscolana 1055, 00173 Rome (Italy).
Ref: Hot Docs Festival, attention: Alessio Massatani
For any further information, do not hesitate to contact:
Alessio Massatani a.massatani@cinecittaluce.it tel. +3906 72286408