2023 dates announced and Lightning Passes on sale



Dates for your diary

Following this year’s hugely successful festival, we are delighted to announce the dates for Sheffield DocFest 2023 in which we celebrate our 30th edition. Next year’s festival will run from Wednesday 14 June to Monday 19 June 2023.

We cannot wait to champion and present the breadth of documentary form – film, television, immersive and art – in the vibrant city of Sheffield once next June.

In a change to our recent schedule, the MeetMarket will take place on Thursday 15 June and Friday 16 June, allowing Industry Professionals the opportunity to experience the opening of the festival.

Festival submissions will open in the Autumn.



Lightning Passes on sale

Lightning Industry Passes for our celebratory 30th edition are now on sale. Book now to get the best rate of £180 (+VAT) ahead of the price change at 17:00 BST on 30 September.

Industry Passes give you access to the full festival programme of films, exhibitions, talks, panels, industry sessions and live pitches, networking events and parties; plus access to DocPlayer, our industry video on demand platform.





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