Sheffield Doc/Fest is one of the world’s leading, and the UK’s premier documentary festival, celebrating the art and business of documentary. We’re a hub for all documentary and factual content, across all platforms, from feature length to shorts, and including an interactive programme. The Festival comprises the very best film screenings, our Alternate Realities programme, inspiring Talks & Sessions, and an industry Marketplace. Each year Sheffield Doc/Fest welcomes 30,000 audiences including 3,500 delegates from over 60 countries.

The dates for Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 will be announced soon.

Please read the full terms and conditions found here

Other passes

On Sale Now: Last Minute Concession Pass £169 + VAT

Please note this pass is not yet available. To purchase a 2018 Festival Pass, please view our current offers above.

Before registering for a Concession Pass, we require proof of concession status.

Your proof of concession status must be valid until 13 June 2018.

Please email one of the following forms of proof to registration@sidf.co.uk

Full time students: NUS Student Card, University Student Card, International Student Identity Card, Letter from your university verifying student status 

Senior Citizens: Driver’s License, Railcard, Freedom Pass, Passport, Birth Certificate 

Claimants: Letter from The Department of Work and Pensions, on headed paper, signed by a representative, verifying Job Seekers Allowance or Incapacity Benefit. Carers should send proof of their status.

This pass is available from 1 June 2018 and expires on 12 June 2018

On Sale Now: Last Minute Pass – £359 + VAT

Please note this pass is not yet available. To purchase a 2018 Festival Pass, please see our current offers above.

Comprises one full registration giving you access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018: 7 – 12 June. This pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace & Talent, Doc/Player, and all social events and networking.

This pass is available from 01 June 2018 and expires on 12 June 2018

On Sale Now: Live Cinema Summit Concession Ticket - £77 + VAT

Gives access to all Live Cinema Summit activity on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 June 2018. Does not allow access to any Festival activity that is not part of the Live Cinema Summit. To access the full Festival, please purchase a Festival Pass.

Available 15 December 2017 – 9 June 2018.

To access this pass, we require proof of concession status at ticket-collection at the Festival Box Office. Please see forms of proof on Concession Pass information.

 

Expired: Concession Full Festival Pass - £139 + VAT

Before registering for a Concession Pass, we require proof of concession status.

Your proof of concession status must be valid until 13 June 2018.

Please email one of the following forms of proof to registration@sidf.co.uk

Full time students: NUS Student Card, University Student Card, International Student Identity Card, Letter from your university verifying student status 

Senior Citizens - Over 60: Driver’s License, Railcard, Freedom Pass, Passport, Birth Certificate 

Claimants: Letter from The Department of Work and Pensions, on headed paper, signed by a representative, verifying Job Seekers Allowance or Incapacity Benefit. Carers should send proof of their status.

Available from 01 December 2017 until 31 May 2018

Expired: Organisational Discounts £209 + VAT

If you are a member of the following organisations you may be eligible for a discounted pass:

BAFTA, BBC, BECTU, BFI Film Audiences Network, British Council, Catalan Films, Channel 4, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Creative Europe, Creative Skillset, Directors UK, DocHeads, Documentary Campus Masterschool 2017 and Alumni, Doc/IT, East Silver, Eave, EDN, Eurodoc, Films Fatales, FOCAL International, German Documentaries, Intermedia, Irish Film Board, ITV, Nordisk Panorama, Ones to Watch Alumni, PACT, Radical Film Network, Raising Films, Scottish Documentary Institute, Shooting People, Sky, Sundance, The D-Word, Tribeca Film Institute, University of Sheffield, Women in Film & Television, and Women in Virtual Reality.

Organisational discounts are available from 1 December 2017 – 31 May 2018. Please contact the organisation directly for any questions relating to the discounts, or email registration@sidf.co.uk

Expired: Student & Group Bookings

We welcome group bookings at the Festival. For universities and schools, for a group booking of every 10 students, a tutor can come for free. For organisational groups of 10 or more, we are able to offer a standard group discount. Payment for group bookings will be completed through invoice.

For more information and to register your interest, please contact registration@sidf.co.uk

This offer expires 01 April 2018.

Expired: 7-Day Accommodation Pass - £519 + VAT

For filmmakers joining us from from beyond Sheffield, the 7-Day Accommodation Pass comprises one full registration and 7 nights hotel and breakfast at Jonas Hotel in Sheffield from Wednesday 6 June to Wednesday 13 June, giving you full access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018: 7–12 JuneThis pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace & Talent, Doc/Player, and all social events and networking. 

There is limited availability, please email registration@sidf.co.uk to enquire.

This pass is available from 01 December 2017 and expires on 30 April 2018

Expired: 4-Day Accommodation Pass - £469 + VAT

For filmmakers joining us from beyond Sheffield, the 4-Day Accommodation Pass comprises one full registration and 4 nights hotel and breakfast at Jonas Hotel in Sheffield from either Wednesday 6 June – Sunday 10 June OR Saturday 9 June – Wednesday 13 JuneThis pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace & Talent, Doc/Player, and all social events and networking for all six days of the Festival. Additional nights at Jonas Hotel can be purchased separately for £55/night.

There is limited availability, please email registration@sidf.co.uk to enquire.

This pass is available from 01 December 2017 and expires on 30 April 2018

Expired: 7-Day Budget Accommodation Pass - £349 + VAT

For filmmakers on a budget, the 7-Day Budget Accommodation Pass comprises one full registration and 7 nights hotel and breakfast at Jonas Hotel in Sheffield from Wednesday 6 June to Wednesday 13 June, giving you full access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018: 7–12 JuneThis pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace & Talent, Doc/Player, and all social events and networking. 

To access this pass, we require proof of concession status. Please see forms of proof on Concession Pass information.

There is limited availability, please email registration@sidf.co.uk to enquire.

This pass is available from 01 December 2017 and expires on 30 April 2018

Expired: 4-Day Budget Accommodation Pass - £299 + VAT

For filmmakers on a budget, the 4-Day Budget Accommodation Pass comprises one full registration and 4 nights hotel and breakfast at Jonas Hotel in Sheffield from either Wednesday 6 June – Sunday 10 June OR Saturday 9 June – Wednesday 13 JuneThis pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace & Talent, Doc/Player, and all social events and networking for all six days of the Festival. Additional nights at Jonas Hotel can be purchased separately for £55/night.

To access this pass, we require proof of concession status. Please see forms of proof on Concession Pass information.

There is limited availability, please email registration@sidf.co.uk to enquire.

This pass is available from 01 December 2017 and expires on 30 April 2018

Expired: Early Bird Festival Pass – £259 + VAT

Please note this offer has expired. To purchase a 2018 Festival Pass, please see our current offers above.

Comprises one full registration giving you access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018: 7 – 12 June. This pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace & Talent, Doc/Player, and all social events and networking.

This pass is available from 01 December 2017 and expires on 31 January 2018

Expired: Super Early Bird Festival Pass – £209 +VAT

Please note that this pass has expired. To purchase a 2018 Festival Pass, please see our current offers above.

Comprises one full registration giving you access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018: 7 – 12 June. This pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace & Talent, Doc/Player, and all social events and networking.

This pass is available from 01 September 2017 and expires on 30 November 2017

Expired: Lightning Festival Pass – £159 + VAT

Please note this pass has expired. To purchase a 2018 Festival Pass, please see our current offers above.

Comprises one full registration giving you access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018: 7 - 12 June. This pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace & Talent, Doc/Player, and all social events and networking.

This pass is available from 01 July 2017 and expires on 08 September 2017