19. meet the filmmakers drinks


Doc/Fest Exchange Breakfast Reception

Sat 09 Jun / 10:00 – 11:00 / Doc/Fest Exchange

Breakfast is on us at the Doc/Fest Exchange on Tudor Square. Fuel up for the day on great coffee, croissants, and connect with other Festival attendees - get there quick, it's only whilst the pastries last!

Supported by Wellcome


BFI Doc Society Fund: Meet the Team!

Sat 09 Jun / 11:30 - 13:00 / Hadfield Hall, Cutlers Hall 

Doc Society is the BFI’s delegate partner for the UK’s documentary funds and they are looking out for the most creative, diverse doc-makers and doc-curious folk in the country, and they are keen to meet filmmakers from all backgrounds and walks of life. Join the BFI Doc Society Fund team for brunch and find out how we can collaborate and continue to build a thriving UK documentary community.

Supported by Doc Society

Craft Summit Drinks presented by Documentary Campus

Sat 09 Jun / 17:00 - 18:00 / Town Hall Lobby


To conclude the 2018 Craft Summit, the Documentary Campus team invites you to mingle with speakers, Documentary Campus Master school alumni and this year's participants.

Supported by Documentary Campus


Scottish Delegation Drinks

Sat 09 Jun / 19:00 – 20:30 / Winter Garden

To celebrate the UK Premiers of Mark Cousins’ The Eyes of Orson Welles and Finlay Pretsell’s Time Trial please join us and meet the Scottish Delegation of producers, filmmakers and screen executives present in Sheffield. Learn more about their films and about Scotland as a first-class place for documentary filmmaking and co-production. Creative Scotland is the national funder for film in Scotland.

Supported by Creative Scotland and Scottish Documentary Institute


Meet the Filmmakers Drinks supported by Molinare

Sat 09 June / 19:30 - 21:00 / Birdhouse 

Molinare and the Doc/Fest Film Programme team welcome you to raise a glass or two to the talented directors and producers behind this year's Film Programme. Share stories over a drink and share the rest of your week with these awesome filmmakers.

Supported by Molinare


Canon Drinks Reception

Sat 09 June / 20:00 - 21:30 / The Holt

The team from Canon are delighted to welcome industry delegates attending Sheffield Doc/Fest for drinks at Holt on Saturday night, which follows the Canon supported cinematography session as part of the Festival’s Craft Summit. Come and meet the Canon team to discuss your forthcoming documentary projects. 

Supported by Canon


WHAM! British Tropical Summer Party at the Doc Society Clubhouse 

Sat 09 Jun / 21:00 - 02:00 / Doc Society Clubhouse at DINA

Let me take you to the place where membership's a smiling face…brush shoulders with the (documentary) stars. Where strangers take you by the hand and welcome you to their (British) wonderland from beneath their Panamas. Club Doc Soc drinks are cheap, fun and sunshine there's enough for everyone. All delegates welcome, arrive early for a cocktail on the house. Suntan not included. 

Supported by BFI Doc Society Film Fund 

4:3 X Boiler Room Present: ShakeDown After Party

Sat 09 Jun / 22:00 – 02:00 / Theatre Deli

Boiler Room's new film channel 4:3 is proud to host the after party for Leilah Weinraub's Shakedown. Vogue icon Ian Isiah aka Big Shugga will be flying in specially from NYC for an exclusive UK performance, alongside London's queer poc collective / turn up BBZ.