Meet the Team

 

Trustees

Alex Cooke, Chair
Brian Woods, Deputy Chair 

Stephen Bowen
Diana Buckley (Sheffield City Council observer)
Jo Clinton-Davis
Gali Gold
Daniel Gordon
Fozia Khan
Jennifer Kimber
Derren Lawford 
Lucy McDowell
Sacha Mirzoeff
Zoe Mumba
Beejal-Maya Patel
Helen Scott 
 

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Programme

 

Film Programme

films@sheffdocfest.com

Alternate Realities Programme

alternaterealities@sheffdocfest.com

Industry Programme

industry@sheffdocfest.com

Community Programme

community@sheffdocfest.com

 

Managing Director

Annabel Grundy

(she/her)

 

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Creative Director

Raul Niño Zambrano

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Head of Industry

Patrizia Mancini

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Talks and Sessions Senior Producer

Vanessa Lobón Garcia

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Partnerships Manager

Corrigan Lowe

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Admin and Executive Assistant

Rita Pais

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Film Programme Producer

Mita Suri

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Short Film and Community Programme Curator

Jamie Allan

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Marketplace and Talent Programmes Producer

Sophie Duncan

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Communications Producer

Melanie Rawson 

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Head of Production & Operations

Mat Steel

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Operations Coordinator

Katie Clark

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HR & Access Coordinator

Sophie Newing

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Head of HR & Participation

Maria Stoneman

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Finance Assistant

Joyce Lui

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