A day of thought-provoking talks, interactivity and illuminating presentations from the world’s leading digital storytellers.
The 2018 Talks & Sessions programme covers the full spectrum of industry topics for all durations and all platforms, from feature length films to series to online shorts, with insights from over 250 leading directors, producers, commissioners, distributors and on-screen talent.
Recordings of the Talks & Sessions from previous festivals are available on the Doc/Fest Youtube Channel.
Alternate Realities Summit
Exchange: Head Space
Everyone is welcome at Exchange: Head Space for special talks, films and activity, with a focus on your mental health. Come together for adventures through the mind, surprising new perspectives on life and inspiring conversation.
Talks at Doc/Fest 2018
Celebrated filmmakers and on-screen talent in conversation at Doc/Fest 2108
Summits at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018
We’re excited to announce four Summits, both new and returning. Read more including how to buy your passes:
Sign Up to Marketplace Sessions and Opportunities at Doc/Fest 2018
Find out more about the Marketplace sessions an opportunities at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018
The Craft Summit presented by Documentary Campus
The Craft Summit: The Art of Documentary Filmmaking presented by Documentary Campus will shine a spotlight on the creative minds behind the most thought-provoking nonfiction films.
The Live Cinema Summit - Friday 9 - Saturday 10 June
Speakers include: DOGWOOF / MUBI / BFI / ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND / BRITISH COUNCIL / HOME MCR / SPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS IN CONVO / plus ROUND TABLES, NETWORKING DRINKS and WORLD PREMIERE LIVE CINEMA EVENTS
Commissioning & Funding Sessions
The commissioning & funding panels at Doc/Fest 2018
Sheffield Doc/Fest YouTube Channel
Recordings of talks, sessions and post screening from previous festivals.