Sheffield DocFest Arts Programme 2021

Sheffield DocFest is an international film and arts festival with a mission to spark imaginations and empower our capacity for change by celebrating, championing and debating documentary film and art as a collective form of engagement.
Published on June 5

DocFest Exchange: Beyond Our Own Eyes – Collective Audio Interventions

We reveal our four commissioned audio pieces that are available to stream throughout the festival.
Published on June 5

Industry Sessions and Live Pitches

We have a wide range of online sessions for you to dive into and clue-up on the practical as well as the ethical aspects of making documentaries. No matter your level of experience, you'll find an array of sessions to pique your interest.
Published on June 3

DocFest Exchange: Beyond Our Own Eyes

We're excited to announce our full programme of films, talks, workshops and audio walks for this year’s DocFest Exchange.
Published on June 2

Sign up for Thesmophoria - a free workshop series

Join Charlotte Jarvis' reimagining of Thesmophoria, a secret Ancient Greek festival celebrating harvest and fertility.
Published on May 28

Meet our 2021 Jurors

We’re proud to announce our team of jurors for our International Competition, UK Competition and Awards...
Published on May 28

Paula Gaitán retrospective on DAFilms

We're proud to present an online retrospective of Brazilian filmmaker Paula Gaitán, screening online at DAFilms.
Published on May 25

The Schools Programme

The Schools Programme at Sheffield DocFest is a new, free mini festival especially for Schools and other educational providers for children and young people aged 5-19 in Sheffield.
Published on May 24

New Arts commissions: Alex Tyson’s The Registry and Right on Time Radio

We're pleased to announce new commissions as part of our Arts Programme.
Published on May 6

The full line-up of Rhyme & Rhythm titles

We're pleased to announce the full list of films that make up this year's Rhyme & Rhythm strand.
Published on April 29

2021 Marketplace Projects & Teams Announced

Today we announce 55 projects selected for the MeetMarket (for features and series) and 22 projects for the Arts Talent Market (for new media works).
Published on April 27

UK Broadcast Production Talent Market

This year we'll run a new networking market to connect talent from around the UK with production company executives looking to expand their crews for future projects.
Published on April 26

Apply for the WaterBear Student Short Pitch

WaterBear are looking to award a proposal for a student short film with a £500 production grant and presentation of the completed film on the WaterBear platform. 
Published on April 15

Online Industry Passes are now available

2021 Online Industry Passes are now here, with an Early Bird Pass offer available until 11 May.
Published on March 31

In Conversation with Charlotte Jarvis

Our Arts Programme Curator Herb Shellenberger caught up with artist Charlotte Jarvis about her background, previous works and the development of In Posse.
Published on March 25

Introducing our 2021 Marketplace Assessors

Meet the industry experts who took part in the MeetMarket & Arts Talent Market Assessment process.
Published on March 18

Announcing our Arts Programme commission with Charlotte Jarvis

We're proud to announce, in partnership with Site Gallery, a new multi-media installation with commissioned artist Charlotte Jarvis.
Published on March 10

Introducing our artistic team for 2021

We're proud to announce the curatorial teams behind our 2021 Film, Arts and Exchange Programmes for the upcoming 28th edition of the festival.
Published on February 2

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