2022 Hot Docs Podcast Festival: OPENING ACT

Supported by


The Walrus Lab



Submission Guidelines:

  • Please submit a two-minute clip (120 seconds max) that you feel represents your podcast best. The clip should illustrate your show's premise, content, and tone in a way that might catch the ear of a brand-new audience hearing it for the first time.

  • Clip submitted must be in English or with English subtitles available.

  • Accepted file format: 44.1 kHz/16-bit stereo audio file in either .aiff, .aac, .wav, or .mp3

  • The podcast must be actively in production or releasing new episodes.

  • Principle podcast creator must be Canadian.

  • Preference will be given to independently produced content.

  • Submissions from all genres will be considered, but priority will be given to shows that favour compelling non-fiction audio storytelling.

  • The applicant must own the rights to the project or must demonstrate authorized permission to air the clip. 

Deadline: Wednesday, December 15 at 11:59pm EST
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(If you worked as part of a group, please use the question below to list the other names.)

Please list only one email, and remember to check it, since this is how we will let you know if you are selected


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