International and Regional Delegations 2024


Wales Delegation

Coordinated by Ffilm Cymru Wales

Ffilm Cymru Wales, the development agency for Welsh film, is dedicated to advancing and sustaining a strong film industry for Wales. We provide funding and training to emerging and established Welsh filmmakers, offer exciting cinematic experiences to audiences across Wales, and develop new skills and career paths for people through a range of training programmes.

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Scottish Delegation

Coordinated by Screen Scotland & Scottish Documentary Institute

The Scottish Delegation of producers, filmmakers and financiers come to Sheffield to connect with audiences and the industry, and to promote their films and Scotland as a first-class place for documentary filmmaking and co-production. Screen Scotland is the national body that drives development of all aspects of Scotland’s film and TV industry, through funding and strategic support. The Scottish Documentary Institute (SDI) is an internationally recognised documentary centre, specialising in documentary training, production and distribution.

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IGNITE-Docs Documentary Talent Development Programme Delegation

Coordinated by Cork International Film Festival & Docs Ireland

IGNITE-Docs is a talent development programme directed towards emerging Irish and Northern Irish documentary filmmakers embarking on their first or second non-fiction feature film. The programme is a cross-border partnership that aims to foster a new generation of documentary filmmakers, in an innovative collaboration between the island’s first and newest film festivals, Cork International Film Festival and Docs Ireland.

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Lead by Chiledoc

An experienced and enthusiastic delegation of producers and filmmakers is excited to attend Sheffield Doc Fest this year, as they have over the last seven editions. We are here with several projects and films, intending to connect with industry representatives, colleagues and friends from around the globe. We are proud to invite you to watch the films Relentless Memory, part of the International competition, and the Piropolis, playing as part of the People and Community strand. At the same time, we welcome you to get in touch with our Chilean delegates and attend our hosted drinks. 

This delegation is supported by the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage of Chile.

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Palestinian Delegation 

Coordinated by the Palestinian Film Institute 

The Palestine Film Institute (PFI) welcomes filmmakers to Sheffield as part of the Palestinian delegation to connect with industry, audiences and the international market. Founded in 2019, the PFI aims to promote Palestinian talent, and their films, alongside championing global collaboration, co-production and solidarity. Amidst the ongoing war on the Palestinian identity and its narrative, the PFI highlights the importance of supporting Palestinian films, filmmakers and narratives in international forums. 


Supported by IMS, alongside in-kind support from DAE and SDI.

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East-West African Delegation

With the support of the British Council, a delegation of East and West African delegates is attending Sheffield DocFest to build and strengthen relationships with international key players. Meet the delegation from Kenya, Nigeria, and Burkina Faso to make and develop connections with exciting talent from East and West Africa. 

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