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The Sheffield Doc/Fest programmes continue outside the festival period, with Film and Alternate Realities screenings, Training and Mentoring events, providing forums for inspiration, business and learning all year round.

Doc/Fest All Year Calendar



Alternate Realities

Realidades Alternativas/Alternate Realities in Latin America

Nine interactive and immersive documentary projects from Doc/Fest 2017 have been selected for exhibition at DocMontevideo, Uruguay, DOCSP, Brazil, and Noviembre Electrónico, Argentina. The British Council-supported tour is central to Doc/Fest’s strategy of connecting audiences from across the globe to showcase factual storytelling through new technologies. A number of the projects will be translated into Spanish and Portuguese, especially for the tour.


Sao Paulo, Brazil – as part of DOCSP

Unibes Cultural

Rua Oscar Freire 2500

2 – 7 October 2017


Buenos Aires, Argentina – as part of Noviembre Electrónico

Centro Cultural San Martín

Sarmiento 1551

12 - 19 November 2017


Talent Development

Future Producer School

Find out more about the 2018 programme here

Aimed at emerging producers currently working in the industry, the primary outcome of Future Producer School is to develop industry partnerships and provide industry knowledge and experience to up-and-coming producers that have the ambition to become international feature documentary producers. 


Meet the 2016/2017 trainees here

The year-long training initiative is for non-fiction directors, producers, line producers, editors and DOPs across all platforms looking to take the next step in their careers. Trainees receive tailored group and one-to-one support and mentoring and attend the Festival each year. 


Connect with Doc/Fest

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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.