Submit a Film, Interactive or VR Project

Submissions for the 2017 Festival are now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted.

Please email Joe Cutts for enquiries on film submissions and for enquiries on interactive & VR project submissions.

Apply for the Alternate Realities Commission

Submissions for the 2017 Alternate Realities commission have now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted. For more information on the commission please click here

Submit to MeetMarket and the Alternate Realities Market

MeetMarket is a unique pitching initiative which matchmakes documentary and interactive media makers' most innovative project ideas with international Decision Makers for one-to-one meetings in a fully supportive environment.

The Alternate Realities Market runs parallel to the MeetMarket, but offers a focused pitching opportunity for projects which are led by digital or interactive media.

Submissions to Sheffield Doc/Fest's MeetMarket and Alternate Realities Market 2017 are now open, to submit a project please click here. Submissions close on 16 March at 17:00 GMT.

If you have any questions about Market submissions please view our guidelines or contact

Submit a Talk or Session Idea

Sheffield Doc/Fest includes over 60 talks and panel sessions. Each year ideas for sessions come from the Doc/Fest team, our broadcast supporters (Channel 4, BBC, ITV and Sky) and from the open call for session ideas.

The open call has now closed, but if you have an idea for session you would like us to consider please email to discuss your idea.

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