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HotDocs selections: deadline October 12nd

In Rome Director of Programming Shane Smith

HotDocs selections: deadline October 12nd

Istituto Luce Cinecittà will coordinate, also this year,  the selections for Italian documentaries at Hot Docs - Canadian International Documentary Film Festival (April 25th – May 5th, 2019).
Director of Programming Shane Smith will be in Rome to view the Italian films at our offices from Monday October 15th to Wednesday October 17th.
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, 2018.
* 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 write to Alessio Massatani a.massatani@cinecittaluce.it, tel. +3906 72286408, no later than Friday, October 12th, 2018 specifying the title, the director and the film length and including a link of the film with English subtitles.