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Doc/Fest Exchange Breakfast Reception

Mon 12 Jun / 09:30 - 11:00 / Doc/Fest Exchange on Tudor Square 

Breakfast is on us at the Doc/Fest Exchange on Tudor Square. Fuel up for the day on great coffee, croissants, and connect with the Doc/Fest Researchers attending the Festival from across the UK.

Canadian Celebration Brunch 

Mon 12 Jun / 11:15 – 12:30 / Crucible Bar 

Join the Canadian Delegation in celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Following the Canadian Creative Collaborations session, meet with session panelists from NFB, Hot Docs, and Phi Centre, along with representatives of the Canadian Delegation for a brunch at Sheffield's Crucible. 


Discovery Drinks Reception

Mon 12 Jun / 16:00 – 18:00 / Graves Gallery

Join fellow filmmakers and industry colleagues for cocktails and conversation, hosted by Discovery Networks International. 


Department for International Trade Networking Reception

Mon 12 Jun / 17:45 – 18:45 / Town Hall Reception Rooms

Last year, DIT helped well over 500 UK creative industries companies win over £630 million worth of export business in 74 export markets. Join the DIT team to meet other filmmakers and international guests, and learn how DIT can help your business expand and succeed globally.  Supported by Department for International Trade.


Real Stories Drinks Reception

Mon 12 Jun / 17:45 – 19:15/ Crucible Bar

Real Stories is the home of compelling and award-winning documentary content from across the world, reaching over a million viewers every day. Join Real Stories for drinks, meet the Real Stories’ acquisitions and commissioning team, and find out about the global opportunities for distributing documentaries on digital platforms.


BFI Film Fund Pitch Drinks Reception

Mon 12 Jun / 18:00 – 19:30 / Tamper

Tudor Square by Night featuring a Dancehall Dance Class

Mon 11 Jun / 19:30 - 23:00 / Doc/Fest Exchange on Tudor Square 


Pre-party drinks and special evening surprises await alongside street food, a fully stocked bar and music each night at the Doc/Fest Exchange. Following the world premiere of Bruk Out!, dancehall queen Ale Camara will be holding a Dancehall dance class . Prepare to polish up on your twerking skills and shake what your mother gave you to some classic dancehall rhythms. The class with run from between 19:45 and 20:45.

Irish Delegation Reception 

Mon 12 Jun / 20:00 – 21:30 / Winter Garden

The Irish Film Board (Bord Scannán na hÉireann) is delighted to invite you to the Irish Reception at Sheffield Doc/Fest to celebrate the Irish work screening, and allow you to meet and network with the large Irish delegation of filmmakers in attendance.


The Channel 4 Party

Mon 12 Jun / 22:00 – 02:00 / Code

This year Channel 4 are doing things a bit differently. Join us for drinks and dancing till the early hours.