Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017 welcomes filmmakers, documentary innovators and leading on-screen talent, to hear about their work and find out what inspires them. Talks include conversations with Sir Lenny Henry & June Sarpong, Nick Broomfield & Louis Theroux, Stacey Dooley, Ian Hislop & Jolyon Rubinstein, Peter Greenaway, Bruce Parry & Katie Puckrik and Walter Murch.

The 2017 Talks & Sessions programme also includes over 60 Industry Sessions. This agenda-setting programme shines a spotlight on all long and short form documentary for all platforms, with insights from over 250 leading directors, producers, commissioners and distributors.