Sponsoring and Partnering Opportunities

Doc/Fest is growing not only in size but is also developing into a year round presence which is leading the way in cross-platform and new media programmes, including the innovative and world-leading Crossover Labs.

There are a number of opportunities to partner with Doc/Fest as an organisation and as a yearly festival through sponsorship. Sponsors can enjoy association with Doc/Fest as it grows in international repute to become a global festival of the future.

Sheffield Doc/Fest is already recognised as one of the top three documentary events of its kind in the world.

To discuss ideas and for more information please contact:
Director of Partnerships & Development
Sylvia Bednarz
T: +44 (0)114 276 5141
E: sylvia.bednarz[at]sidf.co.uk

Sponsorship benefits include

Affiliation to the Doc/Fest brand
Direct connections to the expanding British film industry and digital media industry
Exposure to the public attending the festival, year-round events and using the website
Logo placement in 3,000 high quality catalogues distributed to industry delegates
Logo placement on flags, posters and banners around Sheffield during May and June
Logo placement on print advertisements in news, industry and entertainment media
Logo placement on venue banners
Logo placement on website with live-link
Advertising in festival publications
Branding at venues
Branding of festival merchandise
Delegate bag inserts
Poster space
Complimentary delegate passes
Introduction to industry delegates
Access to delegates via newsletters
Press releases

Sponsorship levels available are

Principal sponsor
Major sponsor
In-kind sponsor
Media sponsor

Specific packages include

The Delegate Centre
The Volunteer Programme
Awards Sponsors: Special Jury/Youth Jury/Short Doc/Student/Green/Innovation/Audience
Free Screenings
Legendary Doc/Fest Parties
The Lanyard
Special Programme Strands
Industry Sessions