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December 1, 2021

Hot Docs Podcast Career Accelerator

Hosted by Hot Docs Festival

2022 applications now open!

Are you an emerging audio storyteller looking to kick-start your podcasting journey or take your audio skills to the next level? This career development program offers Canadian podcasters between 18-34 the chance to grow their skills, gain invaluable industry knowledge and make lifetime connections at the Hot Docs Podcast Festival.

Supporting a diversity of perspectives and new voices, the Hot Docs Podcast Career Accelerator equips emerging creators with the tools they need to take their audio skills to the next level, helping strengthen and sustain the burgeoning Canadian audio industry.

Selected participants will join acclaimed Canadian and international audio creators, executives, and taste makers for four days of workshops, panels and networking events that are sure to enlighten, inspire and help kick-start their career in podcasting.

Program elements will be available both in person, and online for those that are unable participate in an in-person event, or unable to travel to Toronto.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, December 1 at 11:59 p.m.


Questions? E-mail podcastfestival@hotdocs.ca


Hot Docs Festival

506 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON, M5S 1Y3, Canada

Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, offers an outstanding selection of over 200 films from Canada and around the world to Toronto audiences of more than 200,000.