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Delegations from China, Germany to attend Hot Docs

The Canadian international documentary festival will also host delegations from Japan, Nigeria, the Nordic region, Poland, South Africa and the U.S.
February 20, 2013

The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival will this year host official delegations from China, Germany, Japan, Nigeria, the Nordic region, Poland, South Africa and the U.S.

The producer and broadcaster delegations will participate in networking opportunities, market events and conference sessions, including the Hot Docs Forum on May 1 and 2, and the International Co-Production Day on April 29.

“We are happy to welcome delegations from around the world, to bring together a diverse group of storytellers. Opportunities like International Co-Production Day are all about international collaboration, and in the past have resulted in lasting partnerships and great documentary works. This year, we look forward to delivering nothing less,” said Hot Docs industry program director Elizabeth Radshaw in a statement.

New this year, International Co-Production Day will feature producer-to-producer meetings, in which delegates can meet one-on-one with potential production partners from international delegations.

The Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival runs April 25 to May 5.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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