Documentary Organization of Canada

The Documentary Organization of Canada is the collective voice of independent Canadian documentary creators and the nation’s premier organization for documentary advocacy.


DOC champions the production and distribution of documentaries across all platforms; advocates on behalf of creators and producers; and connects and provides resources and programs for Canada’s documentary community. DOC’s mandate is to advocate for an equitable, sustainable environment for documentary production and to strengthen the sector within the broader cultural industry. DOC members are eligible for a variety of benefits and discounts to help them produce and distribute their work.

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upcoming events

30 Years of Hot Docs!

Presented by DOC National


1:15 pm


Navigating the Tides of Change: Policy Updates with DOC (Hot Docs – Hot Takes)

Presented by DOC National

Panel Discussions

5:45 pm


DOC AGM 2024

Presented by DOC National

Annual General Meeting