Updated 31 March, 2020
Our digital art programme showcases powerful interactive narratives and immersive experiences. Installations that test your understanding of truth, immersive stories that highlight injustice and prejudice, talks and events that challenge the documentary form.
Alternate Realities submissions for the 2020 festival are now closed.
Statement regarding COVID-19
Alternate Realities Commission - call for project proposals now closed
An opportunity for an artist or collective anywhere around the world to create a new digital project in non-fiction.
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 Festival Report
Read our round-up of Doc/Fest 2019
Alternate Realities Tour 2019 at HOME Manchester
Second leg of our 2019 Alternate Realities exhibition tour opens on Friday 8 November.
Alternate Realities UK Tour Announced
Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 Alternate Realities Digital Art Exhibition on UK Tour
Alternate Realities Summit on Youtube
A day dedicated to discussions about the role of digital artists.
From the Archive: Subconscious Sensibilities
Sheffield Doc/Fest is delighted to share with you our new virtual scan of the Alternate Realites exhibition, Subconscious Sensibilities
Show and Tell: J Dakota Powell at Alternate Realities Talent Market
Director and producer J Dakota Powell attended our 2019 Alternate Realities Talent Market.
Projects in Competition
Alternate Realities Projects in Competition
Alternate Realities Exhibition: Subconscious Sensibilities
Engage with the interface and cross into the unknown to reveal worlds anew.
Alternate Realities VR Cinema: Converging Sensibilities
Coalesce and immerse yourself in stories of vitality, sexuality and modernism.
Alternate Realities Artist Commission Winner
Sheffield Doc/Fest is delighted to announce that the Alternate Realities Commission, worth £20,000, has been awarded to artists Barnaby Francis (aka Bill Posters) and Daniel Howe for 'Spectre'.