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Hot Docs Podcast Festival

Hot Docs’ premier celebration of audio storytelling was presented live and online from January 27-29. Extended Festival streaming is still available to passholders until February 28.

Buy a pass to access our library of 30+ live event recordings and on demand session.

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Catch up on 2021 Programming

View the library of content from our virtual edition, streaming for Festival passholders until February 28, 2021.

Programming includes recordings of our live in-conversations with Roxane Gay, Roman Mars and more—plus 25+ on demand sessions made for watching from home.


Hot Docs Podcast Career Accelerator

For a second year, we welcomed a cohort of 70 emerging Canadian audio creators between 18 and 34 to gain invaluable skills and knowledge at the Podcast Festival.

Supported by RBC Foundation


Opening Act

Meet the next wave of great Canadian podcasts, selected from submissions from across the country to be featured before live events at our virtual edition.

Sponsored by The Walrus Lab


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