Presentation on theme: "Thank you! I'm elizabeth radshaw Hot Docs Industry Programs Director"— Presentation transcript:
1Thank you!I'm elizabeth radshaw Hot Docs Industry Programs DirectorTell you more- Hot Docs our activities also tell you about- How to Produce with Canada and Canadian producers- Have an opportunity for some of our delegation to speak
23 Awesome Things Happening in Docs Crowd funding is working and growing. You are building your budget and your audienceThere are a few hot & new players on the block with money.Direct distribution to audiences is effective and starting to pay.
8Selecting 50 projects with specific genre groupings Deadline: March 14, 2013Selecting 50 projects with specific genre groupingsOne-to-one pre arranged meetingsFeatures, docs, series, interactiveLOOKING FOR: SMART Science/ SMART History**No Honey Boo Boo**144 Submissions from 46 countriesSelecting 20 projectForum pitches will be only in the morning.Takeaway: Same great format – stakes and quality even higher!
9Hot Docs Industry Conference Conference SessionsSpotlight on developing trends, craft and business focused sessions, and Kickstart panels specifically for emerging doc makersWorkshopsMaster’s 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
11Distribution Rendezvous Rent-an-ExpertSign 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 they’re looking for in round table sessions.Distribution RendezvousApplications open Feb. 19 – pre-arranged meetings with distributors, sales agents and festival programmers for finished and rough-cut films.
125 projects and 1 Audience Award Prize $68,010 dollars raised 840 supportersTakeaway: 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.Encouraging private investment in Ontario’s creative industriesBusiness Model Canvas Workshop10 projects will be guided through the Alexander Osterwalder method of business model generation
14HOT DOCS FESTIVAL 201320th Anniversary editionBloor Hot Docs CinemaWe 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.Hot Docs’ mission is to advance and showcase the art of documentary, and to facilitate production, financing and distribution opportunities for documentary makers.Audience line ups at the 2011 documentary Box Office on Bloor Street West in the heart of Yorkville
15The Audience is Strong and Growing Stronger! Hot Docs has experienced exponential growth, and in 2012 we welcomed audiences of over 165,000.Pop culture and celebrity docs show audiences a more personal side to their favorite icons in films like You’ve Been Trumped, Being Elmo, Becoming Chaz, and Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop. Environmental issues and their champions become larger than life heroes in films like The Cove, An Inconvenient Truth, Gasland and Supersize Me.Spotlights on different countries offer a chance to visit far off places.In documentaries, we see stories of human rights and redemption, we explore cultures from around the world, and we learn from the extraordinary lives of others. These stories introduce a new reality for the viewer and help us to create a more powerful understanding of the world we live in.Highlights from 2012Only the YoungTchopolous...Announcables for 2013
16Hot 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.Interesting observations about our demographs43% of our audiences have an income of $80,000 or higher67% of our audiences members are female
17Hot Docs - Demographic Information 86% of our audiences have a university or graduate degree43% of our audiences are between the ages of
18Digital 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.
19Digital 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.
20Digital 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.
21iTunes: Hot Docs branded ‘channel’ of past festival hits iTunes: Hot Docs branded ‘channel’ of past festival hits. Cross-promoted at the festival.
22KinoSmith: “Hot Docs Collection” DVD line KinoSmith: “Hot Docs Collection” DVD line. Cross-promoted at the festival, also sold at our Box Office.
23Cineplex: Hot Docs piloted cross-country simulcast of festival films into 40 cinemas.
24with $2,321,000 in grants and no-interest loans. Since its inception, the Shaw Media-Hot Docs Funds have supported a total of 102 projectswith $2,321,000 in grants and no-interest loans.The Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund provided 14 African projects with atotal of $240,000 in development and production grants in its first two rounds ofdisbursements.