Munduruku   the fight to defend the heart of the amazon

Virtual Reality Award
This award celebrates virtual reality documentary as a flourishing creative genre awarding the project that displays excellence in factual storytelling as well as technical ingenuity.

Resh Sidhu
Creative Director of VR at Framestore
Resh Sidhu is the award-winning creative director of virtual reality within Framestore.

Solomon Nwabueze
Director of Content at Creative England
Solomon, Director of Content at Creative England, has a 20+ year track record of developing programme ideas and spotting new markets and formats for innovative creative visual content. 

Michelle Feuerlicht
Head of Digital at Keo Films
Currently the Head of Digital at Keo Films, Michelle is an award-winning digital executive working across traditional media production and digital innovation.

The projects in this award category are: 

Chasing Coral: The VR Experience
DeathTolls Experience
First Impressions
Future Aleppo (Festival Commission)
Fossil Hunting in the Gobi
In My Shoes: Intimacy
Mamie's Dream
Munduruku: The Fight to Defend the Heart of the Amazon
Planet ∞
Spirit Robot
Step to the Line
Yeh Ballet


Interactive Award
This award honours the project that exhibits originality in its approach to form, storytelling and delivery. One of only a few such awards in the documentary world, Sheffield Doc/Fest is dedicated to recognising new forms of interactive storytelling. 

Lili Blumers 
Commissioning Editor at ARTE France
Lili is a commissioning editor in ARTE France’s web department. She is in charge of interactive programmes (fiction, documentaries and games).

Sarah Ellis
Director of Digital Development at Royal Shakespeare Company
Sarah Ellis is an award-winning producer currently working as Head of Digital Development for the Royal Shakespeare Company to explore new artistic initiatives and partnerships.

Phil Stuart
Creative Director at Preloaded
Phil is Creative Director of Preloaded, the UK’s leading ‘Games with Purpose’ studio. He also sits on the BAFTA Games Committee.

The projects in this award category are: 

Lawren Harris: Where The Universe Sings
WINNER: My Grandmother's Lingo
The Space We Hold
Tell Me Your Secrets
These Memories Won't Last
White Spots
Wikileaks: A Love Story
The World in Ten Blocks


Alternate Realities Audience Award
Voted for by the Sheffield Doc/Fest exhibition audience, this award recognises the Alternate Realities work that receives the highest audience vote during the festival. 

WINNER: Munduruku: The Fight to Defend the Heart of the Amazon