Attending the Festival?

Your Full Festival Pass

The only way to access the whole festival is to purchase a full festival pass. You will have access to the very best film screenings, our Alternate Realities Exhibition, inspiring Talks & Sessions, our industry Marketplace and the best networking and party opportunities.

If you're a filmmaker on a budget, a student attending the festival for the fist time or returning to the Festival this year, we've got some great options for you. Scroll down to see our special offers on passes and limited accommodation offers.

Attending the Festival in a group of 10 or more? Email registration [at] sheffdocfest.com for more information on group discounts we have available.

Your Doc/Lover Wristband

Passionate about documentary and just want to access the very best films? Your Doc/Lover wristband gives you access to 12 films from our programme across the 6 days of the Festival. You will also have exclusive access to special offers - watch this space!

Have questions about your Doc/Lover wristband? Email boxoffice [at] sheffdocfest.com

Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019 will take place 6-11 June 2019, see you then!

Please carefully read our terms & conditions before purchasing a Pass or Doc/Lover wristband.

Standard Pass 2019

The Full Festival Pass comprises one full registration giving you access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019: 6 - 11 June. This pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities Programme, Talks Programme, the Marketplace, the Doc/Player and all social events and parties. The Full Festival Pass is available until 31st May 2019.

Available until 31.05.2019

£370.80

£309.00 +20.0% VAT

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Doc/Lover Wristband 2019

Want to attend a number of films? The Doc/Lover Wristband gives you access to up to 12 film screenings, with free access to post-screening Q&As with filmmakers and the stars of the films during the Festival. You will need to collect your wristband at the Festival Box Office on Tudor Square. This wristband is available from 1st February until 11th June 2019.

Available until 11.06.2019

£69.00

£57.50 +20.0% VAT

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Doc/Lover Wristband 2019 - Concession

Want to attend a number of films? The Doc/Lover Wristband gives you access to up to 12 film screenings, with free access to post-screening Q&As with filmmakers and the stars of the films during the Festival. You will need to provide proof of Concession when picking up your wristband at the Festival Box Office on Tudor Square. This wristband is available from 1st February until 11th June 2019.

Available until 11.06.2019

£59.50

£49.58 +20.0% VAT

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Other passes

Concession Pass 2019 - £139 + VAT

The Concession Pass comprises one full registration giving you access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019: 6 - 11 June. This pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, the Marketplace, the Doc/Player and all social events and parties.

Before registering for a Concession Pass, we require proof of concession status. Your proof of concession status must be valid until 11 June 2019.

To purchase the Concession Pass, please email one of the following forms of proof to registration@sheffdocfest.com:

  • Full time students: NUS Student Card, University Student Card, International Student Identity Card, Letter from your university verifying student status.
  • Senior Citizens (60+): Driver’s License, Railcard, Freedom Pass, Passport, Birth Certificate.
  • Claimants: Letter from The Department of Work and Pensions, on headed paper, signed by a representative, verifying Job Seekers Allowance or Incapacity Benefit. Carers should send proof of their status.

This pass is available from 1 September 2018 and expires on 31 May 2019.

25 & Under Pass 2019 - £159 + VAT

The newly announced 25 and Under Pass is available to all young filmmakers and documentary enthusiasts to secure your place at the top of the documentary industry without barrier. This pass comprises one full registration giving you access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019: 6 - 11 June. This pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks, Marketplace, Doc/Player and all social events and parties.

Before registering for a 25 & Under Pass we require proof of age. Your proof of age must be valid until 11 June 2019.

To purchase the 25 & Under Pass, please email one of the following forms of proof to registration@sheffdocfest.com:

Driving License, Passport, Birth Certificate.

There are a limited number of these passes available. The deadline to access this discount is 31 May 2019. 

2019 Group Bookings

We welcome group bookings at Doc/Fest. For universities and schools, for a group booking of every 10 students, a tutor can come for free. For organisational groups of 10 or more, we are able to offer a standard group discount. Payment for group bookings will be completed through invoice.

For more information and to register your interest, please contact registration@sheffdocfest.com

 

Upcoming: Last Minute Pass – £369 + VAT

Please note this pass is not yet available. To purchase a 2019 Festival Pass, please see our current offers above.

Comprises one full registration giving you access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019: 6 – 11 June. This pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace & Talent, Doc/Player, and all social events and networking.

This pass is available from 01 June 2019 and expires on 12 June 2019

Upcoming: Last Minute Concession Pass £169 + VAT

Please note this pass is not yet available. To purchase a 2019 Festival Pass, please view our current offers above.

Before registering for a Concession Pass, we require proof of concession status.

Your proof of concession status must be valid until 13 June 2019.

Please email one of the following forms of proof to registration@sheffdocfest.com

Full time students: NUS Student Card, University Student Card, International Student Identity Card, Letter from your university verifying student status 

Senior Citizens: Driver’s License, Railcard, Freedom Pass, Passport, Birth Certificate 

Claimants: Letter from The Department of Work and Pensions, on headed paper, signed by a representative, verifying Job Seekers Allowance or Incapacity Benefit. Carers should send proof of their status.

This pass is available from 1 June 2019 and expires on 12 June 2019

 

Upcoming: Day Pass - £160 + VAT

Day Pass - Available to buy from 01 June 2019 until 12 June 2019

Upcoming: Last Minute 25 & Under Pass £199+VAT

Please note this pass is not yet available. To purchase a 2019 Festival Pass, please view our current offers above.

Before registering for a Last Minute 25 & Under Pass, we require proof of age.

Your proof of age must be valid until 13 June 2019.

Please email one of the following forms of proof to registration@sheffdocfest.com

Organisational Discounts 2019 - £219 + VAT

We offer discounted Full Festival Passes to members of the following organisations: 

BECTU, Catalan Films, Doc Heads, Doc/It, East Silver, Eave, EDN, Eurodoc, German Documentaries, Intermedia, Ones To Watch Alumni, PACT, Radical Film Network, Sundance, The D-Word, Tribeca Film Institute, Women in Film and Television, Film Fatales, Women in VR, Raising Films, South Yorkshire Filmmakers Network, NFTS Alumni, HotDocs, Future Producer School Alumni & Live Cinema Network. 

To access one of our Organisational Discount passes, please contact the organisation directly. 

The deadline to access the discounted offers is midnight GMT 8 May 2019.

Festival Passes + Budget Accommodation offers

Special Offers for you

Full Festival Pass (£309) + 7 nights (£260)= £569 + VAT

Full Festival Pass (£309) + 4 nights (£190)= £499 + VAT

Concession Pass (£139) + 7 nights (£260) = £399 +VAT 

Concession Pass (£139) + 4 nights (£190)= £329 + VAT

25 & Under Pass (£159) + 7 nights (£260) = £419 + VAT 

25 & Under Pass (£159) + 4 nights (£190) = £349 + VAT 

If you are interested in one of our Pass + Budget Accommodation offers, please email registration@sheffdocfest.com with details of the pass. If you are buying the Concession or 25 & under offer please also send us proof of concession/age.

Whats included? 

Festival Pass

The Full Festival Pass comprises one full registration giving you access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019: 6 - 11 June. This pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities Exhibition, Talks & Sessions, the Marketplace, the Doc/Player and all social events and parties.

Accommodation

You will be staying at the Jonas Hotel. The hotel is situated approximately a 40 minute walk away from the Sheffield City Centre and the Festival Hub. With access to public transport links if you prefer to catch the bus.

As a guest at this hotel you will also receive a complimentary breakfast croissant and a morning coffee to get you ready for your day at the Festival.

You have the option to stay at the hotel for either 4 nights, or 7 nights. With limited availability there are additional days bookable by request priced at £55 + VAT

There are a limited number of these passes available. The deadline for these passes is 17:00 GMT Friday 26 April.  

Expired: Super Early Bird Festival Pass – £219+VAT

Please note that this pass has expired. To purchase a 2019 Festival Pass, please see our current offers above.

Comprises one full registration giving you access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019: 6 – 11 June. This pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace & Talent, Doc/Player, and all social events and networking.

This pass is available from 01 September 2018 and expires on 30 November 2018

Expired: 2019 Lightning Festival Pass – £159 + VAT

Comprises one full registration giving you access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019: 6 - 11 June. This pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace & Talent, Doc/Player, and all social events and networking.

This pass is available from July 2018 and expires on 01 September 2018

This pass can be purchased by clicking here.

Expired: Early Bird Festival Pass – £259 + VAT

Please note this offer has expired. To purchase a 2019 Festival Pass, please see our current offers above.

Comprises one full registration giving you access to Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018: 6 – 11 June. This pass includes access to the Film Programme, Alternate Realities programme, Talks & Sessions, Marketplace & Talent, Doc/Player, and all social events and networking.

This pass is available from 01 December 2018 and expires on 31 January 2019