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Doc/Fest Researchers - Applications Open!

Do you love documentary film, interactive, immersive, and virtual reality projects?

Are you a postdoctoral scientist?

Sheffield Doc/Fest is offering five researchers the opportunity to attend this year’s Festival 9 - 14 June 2017. Participants will have the opportunity to network with filmmakers and broadcast commissioners, and see some of the world’s finest documentary films being made today.

Researchers are invited to network and attend daily talks in the Doc/Fest Exchange, our dedicated public space curated by Dr Erinma Ochu, and developed with Wellcome.

- Travel, accreditation, and accommodation are covered.

- Daily networking breakfasts in The Doc/Fest Exchange 

- Applicants must have a PhD in biomedical sciences.

To apply - contact delegations@sidf.co.uk with a short bio and reasons why you would like to attend Doc/Fest.

The deadline for applications is 23 May 2017.


About the Doc/Fest Exchange on Tudor Square developed with Wellcome:

For the second year running we proudly present Doc/Fest Exchange as a space to meet, debate and get inspired. Tune in to the power of documentary to explore and debate big ideas. The Exchange houses a series of daily 30-minute talks inspired by ground breaking Doc/Fest films and Alternate Reality storytelling. Join us for creative exchanges to dig deeper into key themes, meet filmmakers and explore what’s coming up next, and a few surprises with creative minds from across the Doc/Fest Universe. Enjoy and explore a selection of the finest food and drink stalls. The exchange is free and open to all.