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Hot Docs Podcast Festival

In partnership with CBC Podcasts

November 1-5, 2018

Join us as we bring your favourite audio storytellers from behind the microphone to the stage. Canada’s first festival of its kind returns with 10+ chart-topping shows and a new two-day Creators Forum for podcast pros.


Lineup + Schedule

Our third edition features such award-winning, critically-acclaimed podcasts as Criminal, StartUp and LeVar Burton Reads LIVE!.


Creators Forum

Panels, masterclasses and networking opportunities with leading podcast professionals from Gimlet Media, NPR, BBC and more!

November 1 and 2 at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema and the Centre for Social Innovation—Annex.


Passes + Tickets

Buy your tickets and learn more about attending the festival. Available for a limited time, passes get you unlimited access and priority seating.


A Unique Getaway

Out of town visitors save 25% on festival passes and tickets! Plus, we're partnering with Kimpton Saint George hotel to offer you unique, one-of-a-kind accommodations during your stay.

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