Principal Funders, Sponsors & Partners
The British Film Institute is the lead body for film in the UK with the ambition to create a flourishing film environment in which innovation, opportunity and creativity can thrive.
Arts Council England works to get great art to everyone by championing, developing and investing in artistic experiences that enrich people's lives.
The Bertha Foundation works with inspiring leaders who are catalysts for social and economic change.
ITV is the biggest commercial television network in the UK, broadcasting the most talked about television and digital content.
Department for International Trade work with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner.
KCA expand opportunities for people to use radio and contribute to the promotion of communications in Korea.
Halo is an award winning post production facility in the heart of Soho, specialising in all aspects of Film and Broadcast. The combination of experienced producers, creative talent and technical excellence make halo a uniquely adaptable, versatile and dependable post production partner.
Discovery, one of the most widely distributed cable networks in the U.S., is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world.
A modern university with a long and proud history, dating from the opening of two 19th century schools which would later become the foundations for Sheffield Polytechnic.
Beijing Documentary Development Association is the first private-enterprise sponsoring documentary association in China, with the permission of Beijing Municipal Bureau of Radio, Film and Television and being kept on record in the Civil Administration Bureau of Beijing.
The Light seeks to create a dynamic cinema offer, exploiting the flexibility of digital cinema and offering wide range of on screen content including broadcasts of live arts and sports programmes.
A luxury conference venue and hotel in Sheffield, Kenwood Hall, a luxury 4 star hotel, is just one mile from Sheffield city centre and easily accessible from the M1. The hotel combines a convenient location and idyllic country setting with its 12 acres of beautiful parkland providing a perfect backdrop for short breaks and a range of events and celebrations.
The Canadian High Commission in London provides full consular and passport services to Canadians in the UK.
MAMA Youth Project (MYP) aims to equip young people from 18-25 years of age with the skills and experience to secure long-term, fulfilling employment in the TV and media industry.
Film Hub North is a network of cinemas, cross arts venues, festivals and those working in the exhibition sector in our region that share a commitment to enhancing the opportunities for people to engage with world cinema in all its diversity and to developing the cinema sector across the regions and beyond.
A leading provider of digital media worldwide, creating and distributing a range of assets that help communicators around the globe tell their stories.
The Irish Film Board (IFB) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry, investing in talent, creativity and enterprise.
The Royal Film Commission - Jordan (RFC) was established with a vision to develop an internationally competitive Jordanian film industry.
Chicken & Egg Pictures supports women non-fiction filmmakers, representing a range of diverse experiences and backgrounds, whose artful and innovative storytelling catalyzes social change.
The Mix made research 'wearable'. By working out a better way of conducting research, The Mix sees your real life, not your claimed behaviour, and measures the difference between the two.
Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here.
Molinare is an award-winning Film and Broadcast post production facility and is one of the most respected and established names in the industry. Recent feature documentary work includes ‘The Confessions Of Thomas Quick’ and ‘Dark Horse.’
Curzon Home Cinema is a video-on-demand streaming service available in the UK and Ireland, part of the Curzon World group.
Image Nation Abu Dhabi is one of the leading media and entertainment companies in the Arabic-speaking world, producing local and international films, documentaries & television content, and is a pan-Arabic broadcaster following the 2015 launch of Quest Arabiya.
The Grierson Trust is a registered charity that exists to promote documentary film making and to celebrate the work of John Grierson.
The BFI Film Audience Network is a major initiative developed to enable film and events experts to work in partnership to boost film audiences across the UK, particularly in the areas of specialised and independent British film.
The University of Hertfordshire is a university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. The university is based largely in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. Its antecedent institution, Hatfield Technical College, was founded in 1948 and was identified as one of 25 Colleges of Technology in the United Kingdom in 1959.
BU is home to over 18,000 students and almost 2,000 staff. They contribute over £1 million a day to the local economy, and their research has a global impact.
Directors UK is the single voice for British film and television directors, representing their creative, economic and contractual rights.
Just So is a hybrid creative and production agency working with premium and luxury brands, creating campaigns with cultural impact that move, entertain and stay with people.
Filmkontakt Nord is dedicated to the promotion of Nordic Shorts and documentaries internationally, strengthening the Nordic-international and professional network.
Bertha Dochouse is the UK’s very first dedicated documentary centre, aiming to celebrate the depth and breadth of the documentary form as well as nurturing and educating new filmmaking talent.
An internationally renowned car rental company offering services in over 4,000 locations across 105 countries worldwide.
A leading European digital content market featuring panels, workshops, keynotes and pitching sessions, capturing market trends and discovering the very finest of international digital, interactive and multiplatform creation.
DIAS_ is a digital design studio committed to positive change. They make digital goodness for like minded organisations and brands.
Off The Shelf is Sheffield's annual festival of words. It is one of the UK’s most popular and exciting events attracting some of the best known names in literature and the media.
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Scottish Documentary Institute is an internationally recognised documentary research centre based at Edinburgh College of Art/University of Edinburgh specialising in documentary training, production and distribution.
Originally founded by Robert Redford in the mountains of Sundance, Utah, Sundance Institute has always provided a space for independent artists to explore their stories free from commercial and political pressures.
Über thinks its digital department may actually be made in binary. They eat, sleep and drink digital then regurgitate it into information the rest of us can understand.
X8 is a European based agency that helps businesses and organisations express their value through digital and interactive experiences.