The Doc/Fest team is heading to the European Film Market and Berlinale 7-13 February to connect with documentary makers, scout for projects, and eat our body weight in currywurst.


Visit our Stand

7-13 February, 10am-5pm

You can find us pitched up at the UK Film Stand #39 on the ground floor of Martin Gropius Bau, Niederkirchnerstr 7, 10963 Berlin as part of the European Film Market. Come find us for a chat, and a cup of Yorkshire tea.


Meet the Festivals

8, 11 & 12 February, 11am-noon

9 & 10 February, noon-1pm

Doc/Fest will be taking part in the daily Meet the Festivals one-to-one meetings as part of DocSalon. Be sure to register ahead.  


Happy Hour Drinks

8 February, 6pm

You're invited to Sheffield Doc/Fest's Happy Hour Drinks.

Join the team for wine, pilsner and chat, at our DocSalon reception.  

RSVP on Facebook, or just pop along!


Attend our Doc SalonTalk

8 February, 5-6pm

Doc/Fest will be presenting the first of the Doc SalonTalks:

Doc-Collaborating – Managing International Co-Productions, chaired by Doc/Fest’s Director of Marketplace & Talent Patrick Hurley.

12 February, 3.30-4.30pm

We will also be contributing to IDFA’s Talk:

All Inclusive - Diverse Documentary Festival Programming, featuring Doc/Fest’s Interim Director Melanie Iredale.  


Film Programme & MeetMarket titles at Berlinale

Berlinale Screenings

Of Fathers and SonsTalal Derki (Film Programme 2018)

Espero tua (re)volta / Your Turn - Eliza Capai & Mariana Genesca (Alternate Realities Market alumni 2018 - #Open Letter Interactive) 

Shooting the Mafia - by Kim Longinotto (MeetMarket 2017)


EFM Screenings

Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life - by Tomer Heymann (MeetMarket 2014) 

One Child Nation – Born in China - by Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang (MeetMarket 2017)



Who will be there and when   

Sylvia Bednarz, Director of Partnerships & Development

In Berlin: 7-12 February  

Melanie Iredale, Interim Director

In Berlin: 8-13 February 

Patrick Hurley, Director of Marketplace & Talent

In Berlin: 8-13 February

Luke Moody, Director of Film Programming

In Berlin: 8-13 February

Emma Cooper, Alternate Realities Executive Producer

In Berlin: 7-10 February 


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