We've got loads of other Marketplace initiatives open & upcoming, read on for info
The Sheffield Doc/Fest Marketplace is a major funding, sales and distribution platform of match made meetings for business collaborations and to unlock UK and international market opportunities
The Marketplace comprises MeetMarket, the Alternate Realities Market, Round Tables and 10-Minute Meets, Sales and Distribution Summit, Doc/Player, as well as our different Pitch Opportunities, and is open to everyone from first-time filmmakers to established talent. The Marketplace also offers Festival guidance through the Market Switchboard.
Outside of the Festival during the year, Doc/Fest offers year-round training aimed at developing your skills for the UK and international market, with initiatives including Doc/Next for emerging talent, pitch training, feature development, interactive project labs and specialist producer training at the Future Producer School.
We believe that no other marketplace offers the intimacy and chance for personal connections that Doc/Fest does. Every year, large numbers of deals are done in Sheffield outside of our formal events, and we'll be delighted to help you to make connections where we can.
- Patrick Hurley, Head of Marketplace & Talent
Thank you for your Marketplace submissions
What's On When
See a snapshot of what's to come for Doc/Fest 2018
The Channel 4 Doc/Fest First Cut Pitch 2018
After a super successful and energetic panel at Sheffield Doc/Fest last year, The Channel 4 First Cut Pitch is back! Once again we'll be offering five new directors the chance to pitch at the festival and one winner will walk away with a commission from Channel 4 for their first 60' film.
Joseph Rowntree Foundation x The Guardian Pitch
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Guardian to collaborate at Sheffield Doc/Fest in June 2018.
MeetMarket & Alternate Realities Market Submissions
MeetMarket & Alternate Realities Market submissions close 19 February
Summits at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018
We’re excited to announce four Summits, both new and returning. Read more including how to buy your passes:
MeetMarket Projects Awarded Sundance Institute Grant
Congratulations to Doc/Fest's MeetMarket alumni
Future Producer School
Our annual training programme with Bungalow Town Productions
Future Producer School Alumni
Meet our Future Producer School Alumni from 2014 to 2017.
Documentary Commission Opportunity: ‘What Became of Thatcher’s Children?’
The University is seeking to commission a new documentary film for £32,800
Selected MeetMarket and Alternate Realities Market Projects 2017
Doc/Fest are thrilled to announce this year's selected MeetMarket and AR Market projects
Marketplace Opportunities 2017
Have a look at our opportunities and events at the Marketplace 2017
Doc/Fest Delegations 2017
Meet the delegations that attended Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017
Marketplace Sessions 2017
Sign up for the Marketplace sessions to meet with leading industry Decision Makers.
Sales & Distribution Day 2017
Join the Sales & Distribution Day for a packed programme of industry insights.
Reggie Yates' Doc/Dinner
Reggie Yates and leading industry experts meet emerging filmmakers over dinner
The Market Switchboard
On-demand personal advice at The Market Switchboard
On-Screen Talent Market 2017
On-Screen Talent Market is back – introducing talented experts and academics to TV producers.
Doc/Next: Meet Our Wonderful Trainees
Meet the participants of the new year-long bespoke training programme