Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016 welcomed the world's star filmmakers and documentary innovators, to hear about their work and find out what inspires them. Public talks included conversations with Joanna Lumley, Michael Moore, Reggie Yates, Shane Meadows, Ronnie O'Sullivan, Professor Green, Freddie Flintoff, D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus and the one and only Sir David Attenborough.

The 2016 Talks & Sessions programme also included over 70 Industry Sessions. This agenda-setting programme shone a spotlight on all long and short form documentary for all platforms, with insights from over 300 leading directors, producers, commissioners and distributors.

Recordings of these talks are made available on the Doc/Fest Youtube Channel.

The 2017 Festival programme will be announced in May 2017.