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Sheffield Doc/Fest is open all year, offering a range of activity to inspire audiences and industry with the art and business of documentary.

Our All Year activity delivers regional, national and international programmes through touring screenings, exhibitions, workshops, and events.

Be part of Doc/Fest throughout the year…



Check out our calendar to connect with the team at a festival near you or join us for a drink at our annual Networking Event in Sheffield, and at our unmissable IDFA Partij. Click in to each event to see who's going and how to get in touch.

You can connect and get in touch with Doc/Fest in a number of ways including liking us on Facebook, following us on Twitter and Instagram, and signing up to our eNews.

You can also call us on +44(0)114 276 5141 Mon-Fri 09:30-17:30 (GMT), email or get in touch with a member of the team

Doc/Comment is our home for thoughts, interviews, and things we love and want to share with our community. Check back regularly for new blog posts from the Doc/Fest staff and friends of the festival. Click here to read more.



Discover the best new documentary films through our Doc/Circuit screenings in Sheffield, London and beyond.

In 2018, selections from the 25th Doc/Fest Film programme toured throughout the UK as part of Doc/Circuit. Click here to read more.



Our pioneering exhibition of storytelling through our Alternate Realities Touring Programme to venues and festivals across the UK and internationally to Latin & North America.  

Since summer 2017, Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Alternate Realities programme has toured its exhibition successfully nationally to:

In addition the programme has toured internationally to:



Doc/Fest presents, and takes part in panels at key festivals including EFM Berlinale and SXSW throughout the year.

You can explore highlights of our Talks programme on our Youtube and Podcast channels.   



Doc/Fest delivers training, mentoring and access-to-market schemes throughout the year, including our annual Future Producer School residential. Hear from our team at festivals, events, film schools and universities near you. We also offer Festival Pass Pitch Prizes at the CNEX Chinese Documentary Forum and the Documentary Campus Masterschool Pitch at DOK Leipzig.