15. wg drinks


Doc/Fest Exchange Breakfast Reception

Fri 08 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


Marketplace & Talent Drinks

Sun 10 Jun / 17:00 - 19:00 / Cutlers Hall

Rounding off Sales & Distribution Summit, this reception offers a chance to get to know Decision Makers and fellow filmmakers better. We welcome everyone involved in the Sales & Distribution Summit, MeetMarket, Alternate Realities Market and all Marketplace & Talent initiatives. The team will be present so do come by for a drink, say hello and tell us about your documentary projects – we’re here to help get them made!

South African Delegation Drinks

Sun 10 Jun / 16:30 – 18:00 / Curzon Rooftop

Come and join the South African delegates who'll be bringing sunshine and inspiration to the Curzon Bar and Terrace. Before the drinks event the delegations are hosting a discussion panel New Devices - New Voices: Pan-African Experiences at Crucible Adelphi. Both events are supported by the DFA (Documentary Filmmakers’ Association of South Africa) in collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry.

Supported by: Documentary Filmmakers’ Association of South Africa


Meet the Alternate Realities Artists Drinks supported by Immerse UK

Sun 10 Jun / 19:00 – 21:00 / Trafalgar Warehouse


Following the Alternate Realities Summit, join the Sheffield Doc/Fest team, Immerse UK and fellow delegates for a chance to meet the artists behind immersive, VR and interactive artworks in this year’s Alternate Realities Exhibition.

Supported by Immerse UK


British Council Drinks Reception

Sun 10 Jun / 18:00 – 19:30 / Tamper

Come and meet British Council Film and the leading international documentary film professionals they have brought from around the world to attend this year’s edition of Sheffield Doc/Fest.

Supported by British Council


Grierson Trust New Talent Drinks

Sun 10 Jun / 18:30 – 20:00 / Winter Garden

Come and join the members of The Grierson Trust board for a convivial get together and the opportunity to meet the talented young filmmakers who are part of the 2018 Grierson DocLab.

Supported by Grierson Trust



Warp Presents Gaika + Friends

Sun 10 Jun / 22:00 – 02:00 / The Leadmill

Following Gaika's electric live score to Khalik Allah's Black Mother, come down to Sheffield's iconic gig venue The Leadmill for some dancing and drinks soundtracked by Gaika and a slew of Warp DJ's.