Funder & Commissioner Speed Meets

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Documentary funders and factual televisions executives are calling out for emerging filmmakers and producers to pitch themselves and their documentary projects in 1-2-1 virtual speed meetings during Sheffield DocFest 2021. 

Those registered with a Sheffield DocFest online industry pass will be prioritised for meetings, but you will still be considered if you are not registered! 

Apply by Thursday 3 June. 

Doc Society Filmmaker 1-2-1 Drop In 

Tuesday 8 June, 12:00 - 14:35

Doc Society invites doc filmmakers of all levels to jump online for a 15min 1:2:1 session with members of our team. Chat with us over a virtual Yorkshire brew about creative documentary filmmaking, funding for UK short and feature documentaries, audience engagement strategies, impactful climate storytelling, the Good Pitch programme and where to access further support and resources.

Click here to read the brief & register

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UKTV Commissioner 1-2-1 Speed Meets

Thursday 10 June, 10:00 - 11:30 

UKTV is a multi-channel broadcaster owned by BBC Studios and home to seven TV channels and video on-demand service, UKTV Play. The broadcaster is currently looking for factual and factual entertainment ideas for W, Yesterday and Gold. Each of these channels have specific audiences and a unique tone of voice. To find out more about each, click here.

As part of the online industry programme at Sheffield DocFest, we are hosting an opportunity for you to pitch your factual programme ideas to UKTV commissioners in an online 1-2-1 meeting on Thursday 10 June.

Click here to read the brief & register
 

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Channel 4 Digital Factual 1-2-1 Commissioner Speed Meets 

Friday 11 June, 12:00 - 13:30 

Channel 4 Digital Factual content prides itself in featuring the experiences, voices and views of young people living across the UK today, distributed exclusively on digital platforms. As part of the online industry programme at Sheffield DocFest, we are hosting an opportunity for you to pitch your short form Factual strands and mid-form documentary ideas to Channel 4 commissioners in online 1-2-1 meetings on Friday 11 June.

Click here to read the brief & register


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