1. Deliberating Digital Audiences
    Deliberating Digital Audiences

    Feel your documentary could benefit from a strategic approach to digital? Want your commissions to leap off viewers' social feeds? Want to unlock ways of engaging your audience through interactivity, and put it at the heart of your project? Tell us a bit about your idea, and we will help you.

  2. New Ways of Seeing at Doc/Fest
    New Ways of Seeing at Doc/Fest

    Digital Art exhibitions, Events, and Performance and Film programmes at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest includes works created by artist-filmmakers, photographers, cinematographers, and creative multi-disciplinaires.

  3. International Delegations at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019
    International Delegations at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019

    We are delighted to welcome 11 international delegation groups to the 26th edition of Doc/Fest. Filmmakers, producers, creatives and industry representatives from around the world come to Sheffield to network and meet with buyers and spark possible collaborations in documentary film, TV and immersive works.

  4. 2019 Doc/Dinner
    2019 Doc/Dinner

    Founded by Reggie Yates in 2017, Doc/Dinner is back for it's third edition at this year's Festival to connect emerging talent with top industry executives from broadcast and digital platforms in a relaxed, informal setting.

  5. Rough/Ready Work in Progress Selections for 2019 Announced
    Rough/Ready Work in Progress Selections for 2019 Announced

    We’re pleased to announce the selection for the Rough/Ready 2019 programme at Sheffield Doc/Fest. Three new UK productions at rough or fine cut stage will be presenting to industry members at the 2019 festival seeking finance, sales, festivals and distribution. The event is open to all interested industry pass holders

  6. From Door To Doc 2019
    From Door To Doc 2019

    We believe everyone should have the opportunity to experience our Festival regardless of background or income

  7. Parties & Social: Thursday 6 June
    Parties & Social: Thursday 6 June

    Doc/Fest’s parties and receptions are the essential events in the industry calendar for bringing the documentary family together, with the chance to meet new collaborators over a drink and on the dance floor. You never know who you’ll meet...

  8. Parties & Social: Friday 7 June
    Parties & Social: Friday 7 June

    Doc/Fest’s parties and receptions are the essential events in the industry calendar for bringing the documentary family together, with the chance to meet new collaborators over a drink and on the dance floor. You never know who you’ll meet...

  9. Parties & Social: Saturday 8 June
    Parties & Social: Saturday 8 June

    Doc/Fest’s parties and receptions are the essential events in the industry calendar for bringing the documentary family together, with the chance to meet new collaborators over a drink and on the dance floor. You never know who you’ll meet...

  10. Parties & Social: Sunday 9 June
    Parties & Social: Sunday 9 June

    Doc/Fest’s parties and receptions are the essential events in the industry calendar for bringing the documentary family together, with the chance to meet new collaborators over a drink and on the dance floor. You never know who you’ll meet...

  11. Parties & Social: Monday 10 June
    Parties & Social: Monday 10 June

    Doc/Fest’s parties and receptions are the essential events in the industry calendar for bringing the documentary family together, with the chance to meet new collaborators over a drink and on the dance floor. You never know who you’ll meet...

  12. Parties & Social: Tuesday 11 June
    Parties & Social: Tuesday 11 June

    Doc/Fest’s parties and receptions are the essential events in the industry calendar for bringing the documentary family together, with the chance to meet new collaborators over a drink and on the dance floor. You never know who you’ll meet...

  13. Music Docs and Talks at Doc/Fest
    Music Docs and Talks at Doc/Fest

    Sheffield Doc/Fest today announces celebrated figures in the music and film worlds will attend the festival in June, as part of the Doc/Rhythm strand.

  14. Festival Pass & Accommodation Offer
    Festival Pass & Accommodation Offer

    Looking for a cosy place to stay with lots of other Doc/Festers at a great price that includes a pass? Consider our Festival Passes + Accommodation offer.

  15. In Conversation with Werner Herzog
    In Conversation with Werner Herzog

    One of the greatest living filmmakers, who battled Klaus Kinski on the set of Aguirre, Wrath of God, dragged a ship over a hill for Fitzcarraldo and famously ate his own shoe on film after a losing bet, joins us to discuss his acclaimed career.

  16. Paul Greengrass in Conversation
    Paul Greengrass in Conversation

    Director Paul Greengrass joins journalist, broadcaster and curator Danny Leigh to discuss his work and the need to make the film industry accessible to talent from working class backgrounds.

  17. Free Shorts This Winter
    Free Shorts This Winter

    Film Programme Coordinator Hannah McHaffie shares her thoughts on shorts from our 2018 programme available to watch right now.

  18. How to Doc/Fest
    How to Doc/Fest

    Tips on how to make the most out of Doc/Fest whether your a filmmaker, industry member or documentary fan

  19. Doc/Circuit
    Doc/Circuit

    A new initiative which aims to develop regional audiences for independent documentary films

  20. Desert Island Docs: Nick Hornby
    Desert Island Docs: Nick Hornby

    Known for the novels Fever Pitch, High Fidelity and About a Boy, which have all been adapted into hugely popular films, Nick will discuss his own work and the documentaries that have inspired his writing.

  21. Sales & Distribution Summit 2018
    Sales & Distribution Summit 2018

    The Sales & Distribution Summit focuses on how documentaries get sold and then seen by audiences worldwide. Come to clue-up at the panels and case studies and then connect with international industry representatives at the networking sessions in the a ernoon.

  22. Doc/Dinner 2018
    Doc/Dinner 2018

    After its terrifically successful pilot last year, Doc/Dinner is back in 2018, connecting emerging talent with top industry executives from broadcast and digital platforms in a relaxed, informal setting.

  23. The Boiler Room Pitch
    The Boiler Room Pitch

    Boiler Room are commissioning at least one original documentary celebrating stories from the front line of global underground music culture.

  24. The Budget Guide to Doc/Fest
    The Budget Guide to Doc/Fest

    Taking part in Doc/Fest doesn't have to be expensive, whether you're coming to the Festival as someone in the Industry or as a member of the public.