Application Deadline: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 11:59pm Eastern Time
The Hot Docs Podcast Career Accelerator program is open to Canadian
emerging audio creators who are 18-34 years old and wish to learn more about
establishing a career in the podcast industry.
The program aims to support a diversity of perspectives,
foster new voices from historically underrepresented communities, and equip a
dynamic group of emerging creators with the tools they need to strengthen
and sustain the burgeoning Canadian audio industry.
Successful applicants will receive:
A complimentary pass to the 2022 Hot Docs Podcast Festival (January 25-28, 2022) presented live and online, where they will have the chance to dive deep into the art, craft, and business of audio storytelling by taking part in a robust lineup of live events with some of the world's leading audio creators. Participants will have the opportunity to enhance their skills and gain invaluable tips and insight.
An invitation to participate in a private pre-festival career accelerator day on Tuesday January 25 which will include bespoke panels and networking opporunities. At this event particiants will get invaluable insight which will help them successfully navigate the upcoming festival, meet their peers, and get firsthand off-the-record intel from notable audio professionals.