Year Round Screenings & Events
Our Year Round Screening & Events programme is dedicated to championing the work of documentary filmmakers, and bringing documentary cinema to audiences, all year-round. See our schedule of upcoming events.
2024 Dates Announced & Passes on Sale Now!
Following on from a successful 30th edition, we're delighted to announce our 2024 festival dates which will run from 12-17 June. Industry Passes are now on sale at the discounted Lightning rate until 4 October.
Your Fat Friend wins Audience Award at the 2023 Sheffield DocFest
We are so thrilled to announce the 2023 Audience Award is presented to Your Fat Friend directed and produced by Jeanie Finlay (USA, 2023)!
Announcing 2023 Sheffield DocFest Award Winners and an Increase On Delegate Attendance Figures
As our 30th Edition comes to a close, we're thrilled to announce this year’s winners presented during the Awards Ceremony, supported by Adobe, at Sheffield’s Crucible Playhouse on Sunday 18 June 2023.
Sheffield DocFest is the UK's leading documentary festival
Sheffield DocFest is the UK’s leading documentary festival and one of the world’s most influential markets for documentary projects. We champion and present the breadth of documentary form – film, television, immersive and art – in the vibrant city of Sheffield each June. We offer makers and audiences a place for inspiration, debate, development, learning and challenge. Our programming represents our core values – creativity, empathy, freedom, inclusivity and internationalism.
12 - 17 Jun 2024
Festival Films & Where to Watch Them
Open Call for MeetMarket Preselectors
Call for Programme Advisers
2024 Dates Announced & Passes on Sale Now