1. Testimonials
    Testimonials

    Read what some of our 2020 project participants had to say about their online experience at the MeetMarket and Arts Talent Market.

  2. Work with Us
    Work with Us

    We are currently recruiting for our 2021 festival. See our latest vacancies.

  3. Ghosts & Apparitions - Online Arts Programme
    Ghosts & Apparitions - Online Arts Programme

    'Ghosts & Apparitions' was an online series of audio, video and XR performative artworks by UK and international artists and collectives which explore current realities, a dramatised reality and an alternate reality.

  4. No Planet B - Panel Discussion
    No Planet B - Panel Discussion

    A panel of filmmakers, producers and industry bodies discuss the effects that the film industry has on the planet, how film as art can create positive change, and explore the practicalities of reducing its carbon footprint.

  5. Community Screenings
    Community Screenings

    Alongside our Exchange activity and open to all, we are also holding a series of documentaries from our 2020 programme to be screened at the Showroom Cinema, for just £1.

  6. My Big Break
    My Big Break

    Talented, emerging filmmakers and artists, working across the spectrum of film and television, and at varying stages in their careers, share their own experiences of starting out in the industry.

  7. Artist Spotlight #4: Keiken
    Artist Spotlight #4: Keiken

    The fourth and final edition in this series of insights into the work, research material, processes and theories that form the practices of the artists and collectives of our 'Ghosts & Apparitions' exhibition programme.

  8. Artist Residencies
    Artist Residencies

    Three artists residencies, featuring Farzana Khan of Healing Justice London and an international exchange between artists, Suzie Larke (UK) and Tsoku Maela (South Africa), developed in partnership with Jo Verrent at Unlimited.

  9. ISRAAC Diaspora Multimedia Hub
    ISRAAC Diaspora Multimedia Hub

    ISRAAC is a Sheffield-based Charity running for over 30 years, providing a range of services and support, primarily for Somali and the wider Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) communities in the inner-city area.

  10. Unite for Climate Action
    Unite for Climate Action

    Unite for Climate Action is an international platform of young people from Latin America and the Caribbean seeking to share their stories and raise the voices of young people affected by the climate crisis.

  11. 4 films about film
    4 films about film

    Playing with the theme of film, challenging audiences to consider the role of the filmmaker, the audience and the subject.

  12. 6 films about music
    6 films about music

    Carefully selected from our Rhyme & Rhythm strand, here's 6 films that explore music and the lives of musicians.

  13. Artist Spotlight #1: Kitty Clark
    Artist Spotlight #1: Kitty Clark

    The first in a new series of insights into the work, research material, processes and theories that form the practices of the artists and collectives of our 'Ghosts & Apparitions' exhibition programme.

  14. Neurolove
    Neurolove

    We're working with Naomi Mwasamabili to curate sessions and micro-commissions for young people. One commission is supported by Raising Films.

  15. Subscribe to our Podcast
    Subscribe to our Podcast

    Talks with Asif Kapadia, Werner Herzog, Jenn Nkiru, Louis Threoux, Sir David Attenborough, Michael Moore, Munroe Bergdorf, Walter Murch, John Akomfrah, Stacey Dooley, Guy Martin, Mary Beard, Vicky McClure and more...

  16. Statement regarding Safe Space
    Statement regarding Safe Space

    Following an incident of disrespectful behaviour by one audience member to another at one of our events, we remind all future audiences that Doc/Fest aims to create a safe space for debate, and our code of conduct requests that we look out for each other.

  17. Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 Award Winners
    Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 Award Winners

    The 26th edition of Sheffield Doc/Fest has closed with the Awards Ceremony where Jury and Audience awards and prizes, in Film and Alternate Realities categories, were announced.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. Parties & Social: Thursday 6 June 2019
    Parties & Social: Thursday 6 June 2019

    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...

  21. Parties & Social: Friday 7 June 2019
    Parties & Social: Friday 7 June 2019

    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...

  22. Parties & Social: Saturday 8 June 2019
    Parties & Social: Saturday 8 June 2019

    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...

  23. Parties & Social: Sunday 9 June 2019
    Parties & Social: Sunday 9 June 2019

    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...

  24. Parties & Social: Monday 10 June 2019
    Parties & Social: Monday 10 June 2019

    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...

  25. Parties & Social: Tuesday 11 June 2019
    Parties & Social: Tuesday 11 June 2019

    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...

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. 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

  29. 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