Presentation on theme: "3 Awesome Things Happening in Docs Crowd funding is working and growing. You are building your budget and your audience There are a few hot & new players."— Presentation transcript:
3 Awesome Things Happening in Docs Crowd funding is working and growing. You are building your budget and your audience There are a few hot & new players on the block with money. Direct distribution to audiences is effective and starting to pay.
Film Subcategory Pledged Funded Projects Documentary$42.64 million2,394 Narrative Film$31.74 million2,331 Short Film$16.68 million3,000 Webseries$6.83 million619 Animation$4.87 million223 Film & Video statistics (April 28, 2009 January 1, 2013) Total pledged: $102.7 million Total collected: $85.7 million Total backers: 891,979 Funded projects: 8,567
Deadline: March 14, 2013 Selecting 50 projects with specific genre groupings One-to-one pre arranged meetings Features, docs, series, interactive LOOKING FOR: SMART Science/ SMART History **No Honey Boo Boo** 144 Submissions from 46 countries Selecting 20 project Forum pitches will be only in the morning. Takeaway: Same great format – stakes and quality even higher!
Hot Docs Industry Conference Conference Sessions Spotlight on developing trends, craft and business focused sessions, and Kickstart panels specifically for emerging doc makers Workshops Masters Feedback : Filmmakers with a project at rough-cut stage will get feedback from award-winning masters in intimate discussions. Mozilla Hot Hacks : 6 projects selected to collaborate with programmers in an intensive two-day prototyping workshop. Inventing New Forms of Storytelling : Get your hands dirty with non-linear storytelling with the team at Zeega
Rent-an-Expert Sign up for small round table meetings with specialized experts and get answers to your questions. Close-Up With… Commissioners and key funders talk about what theyre looking for in round table sessions. Distribution Rendezvous Applications open Feb. 19 – pre-arranged meetings with distributors, sales agents and festival programmers for finished and rough-cut films.
Encouraging private investment in Ontarios creative industries Business Model Canvas Workshop 10 projects will be guided through the Alexander Osterwalder method of business model generation 5 projects and 1 Audience Award Prize $68,010 dollars raised 840 supporters Takeaway: The success of Doc Ignite and other crowd-funding platforms show that there is an interest and appetite from documentary audiences to see quality productions make it to the marketplace.
HOT DOCS FESTIVAL th Anniversary edition Bloor Hot Docs Cinema We receive submissions from around the world each year. A team of programmers view all submissions and select +180 to screen at the festival. Hot Docs screens on 16 screens over 11 days, hosting live Q&As with hundreds of guest filmmakers and subjects. Hot Docs welcomes 2,000 doc professionals from around the world for our forum and industry activities. Audience line ups at the 2011 documentary Box Office on Bloor Street West in the heart of Yorkville
The Audience is Strong and Growing Stronger! Hot Docs has experienced exponential growth, and in 2012 we welcomed audiences of over 165,000.
Hot Docs - Demographic Information Our audiences represent a highly educated, upwardly mobile, urban, culturally diverse, socially conscious demographic who are loyal to the Hot Docs brand. 67% of our audiences members are female 43% of our audiences have an income of $80,000 or higher
Hot Docs - Demographic Information 86% of our audiences have a university or graduate degree 43% of our audiences are between the ages of
Digital Assets: DocLibrary Hot Docs hosts the DOClibrary at Publicly funded, it provides free- streaming access to over 100 Canadian documentaries. Hot Docs has licensed the streaming rights for these films until 2014 on a non-exclusive basis.www.hotdocslibrary.ca
Digital Assets: DocShop Hot Docs hosts the DocShop at it provides a B2B service for broadcasters and buyers to screen completed documentaries available for acquisition. Annually, over 1,800 docs submit to the festival and opt-in to have their DVD digitized and included in the DocShop.www.docshoponline.ca
Digital Assets: Festival Content Hot Docs annually produces hundreds of hours of interviews with attending festival filmmakers and subjects, plus capturing festival public Q&As, and video capture of dozens of industry conference sessions, masterclasses, awards gala, etc.
iTunes: Hot Docs branded channel of past festival hits. Cross-promoted at the festival.
KinoSmith: Hot Docs Collection DVD line. Cross-promoted at the festival, also sold at our Box Office.
Cineplex: Hot Docs piloted cross-country simulcast of festival films into 40 cinemas.
Since its inception, the Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds have supported a total of 102 projects with $2,321,000 in grants and no-interest loans. The Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund provided 14 African projects with a total of $240,000 in development and production grants in its first two rounds of disbursements.