Principal Funders, Sponsors and Partners
The British Film Institute is the lead body for film in the UK with the ambition to create a flourishing film environment in which innovation, opportunity and creativity can thrive.Visit website
Sheffield City Council
Sheffield City Council is the elected governing body for Sheffield.Visit website
Marketing Sheffield is the UK's first ever city development company, charged with delivering Sheffield's economic transformation.Visit website
Arts Council England
Arts Council England champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people's lives.
Major Funders, Partners and Sponsors
The largest broadcasting corporation in the world. The BBC produces programmes that inform, educate and entertain.
Britain's most cutting edge, controversial and creative broadcaster of the last two decades.Visit website
The British Council is the United Kingdom's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.Visit website
The Bertha Foundation
The Bertha Foundation works with inspiring leaders who are catalysts for social and economic change.Visit website
The Documentary Unit at BBC Studios is the home of high quality, thought-provoking and award-winning factual television.
Warner Chappell Production Music
Warner Chappell Production Music - part of the Warner Music Group family - is a global leader in music production and creative supervision.
Warner Bros. Discovery
A premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world's most differentiated portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, streaming and gaming.Visit website
Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield Hallam University is one of the UK’s largest and most diverse universities: a community of more than 30,000 students, 4,000 staff and more than 280,000 alumni around the globe.
Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service offering original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connected screen. Netflix is proud to support Sheffield Doc/Fest and artists’ voices around the world.
Molinare is an award-winning Film and Broadcast Post Production Facility in the heart of Soho, London.
Funders, Partners and Sponsors
ITV Studios is a creator, producer and distributor of world-leading programmes that people can’t get enough of. We connect millions of people every day and shape and reflect the world they live in, we are More Than TV.
Banijay imagines and delivers entertainment that is born locally and travels globally.Visit website
The Whickers were established in 2015 to fund and recognise original and innovative documentary.Visit website
Canon UK, leading provider of digital cameras, digital SLR cameras, inkjet printers & professional printers for business and home users.
Department for Business & Trade
The Department for Business & Trade is the department for economic growth. It supports businesses to invest, grow and export, creating jobs and opportunities across the country.
A world leader in adventure, science, photography, environment, history and space exploration.
Uncover the story behind the story with Sky Documentaries - from headline-grabbing scandals and celebrity biographies to sporting moments and the real, fascinating stories of everyday people.
The University of Sheffield
Delivering life-enhancing research, innovation and education that not only transforms the lives of our graduate, but shapes the world we live in.Visit website
Splice is an independent post-production company with facilities in Shoreditch and Old Street, London.Visit website
Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland
Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry, investing in talent, creativity and enterprise.
Screen Scotland is the dedicated partnership for screen in Scotland, delivering enhanced support for all aspects of Scotland's screen sector.
Founded in 2010, Chiledoc work to promote the Chilean documentary scene and strengthen its commercialisation, inside and outside the country.
Getty Images can help you tell your stories. Choose from over 480 million videos, photos and music tracks including a vast archive and footage partner content from BBC, NBC, ITN, AFP and Sky News.
The Grierson Trust commemorates the pioneering Scottish documentary maker John Grierson: the man widely regarded as the father of the documentary.
Investing in the future of the animation, film, TV, VFX and games industries in the United Kingdom.Visit website
Dogwoof is the leading documentary sales agent and UK theatrical distributor. The company is regarded as the foremost documentary specialist brand in the world, and is a stamp of the highest quality content.
Site Gallery is Sheffield's international contemporary art space, specialising in moving image, new media and performance.
Doc Society are a non-profit founded in 2005 committed to enabling great documentary films and connecting them to audiences globally. Based in London and New York they work with filmmakers and partners all over the world.
Sticks and Glass
Sticks and Glass is a fresh new post production space located in central Leeds.
Women in Film and TV
Women in Film and TV is the Leading Membership Organisation for Women Working in Media.Visit website
West Lake International Documentary Festival
West Lake International Documentary Festival (IDF) is a high quality platform for the arts and the humanities that promotes documentaries through screenings, competitions, pitchings, forums and workshops.Visit website
Sue Terry Voices
A leading voice-over agency based in London's Soho representing talented, highly credited actors, comedians and presenters.
The Documentary Film Council
The Documentary Film Council is a new sector-wide organisation for the UK's independent documentary film industry.
Film and TV Charity
If you work behind the scenes in film, TV or cinema, The Film and TV Charity is here to support you.
An independent British charity that supports, develops & promotes the art forms of the moving image.
Spcine is the cinema and audiovisual company of São Paulo, an initiative of the City of São Paulo focused on the development of the cinema, TV, games and new media sectors.
DOCSP is the International Documentary Meeting of Sao Paulo, with training & market activities and film exhibitions
Ffilm Cymru provides a range of programmes to develop & sustain a strong Welsh film industry.
Based in Leeds, UK, Screen Yorkshire is the engine that drives the film and TV industries in Yorkshire and Humber.
Migration Matters Festival
Migration Matters has been celebrating sanctuary in the Steel City since 2016.
DAE acts and advocates for everyone working in documentary storytelling professions inside and outside of Europe.
For 40 years, IDA has supported nonfiction filmmaking and filmmakers through our major program areas.
FWD-Doc are a group of filmmakers with disabilities (FWDs) working in documentary film — and their active allies.
Realscreen is the only international magazine devoted exclusively to the non-fiction film and television industries.
Eventive is designed to create better experiences at every touchpoint. Online or in-person.
Fiona helps large, high-volume film festivals to manage their work better, organize faster and improve their events.
The Showroom is one of Europe's largest independent cinemas with a fully licensed café bar, paired with the longest-running creative business centre in the city.Visit website
With cinema, dining, and events all under the one roof, The Light takes you from morning to night.
A conversion of Sheffield’s 19th-century bank – whose original vaults remain in place beneath the cinema – Curzon Sheffield’s characterful, Grade-II listed building reflects the venue’s lively atmosphere.
Bertha Dochouse is the UK’s very first dedicated documentary centre, aiming to celebrate the depth and breadth of the documentary form as well as nurturing and educating new filmmaking talent.