2023 Industry Programme

Marketplace Activity

The Marketplace in Cutler's Hall offers a variety of market sessions and consultancies for anyone with an industry pass to make connections, get advice and learn about the market.

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View the Schedule

To find out what's happening across each day of the festival, check out our full schedule and start planning your days. Hint: filter by 'Industry Programme' to see all our sessions, networking events and parties.

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Industry Sessions

Our sessions are open to all Industry Pass holders, and cover topics such as inclusion, commissioning, distribution and exhibition, journalistic integrity, pathways for new talent and much more.

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Roadmaps: Your Guide to Sheffield DocFest 2023

Need a hand digging into the programme? Check out our guides to help you navigate the festival!

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Industry Socials

Explore our networking events, drinks receptions and evening parties!

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2023 MeetMarket Projects

The 18th edition of our flagship pitching forum, the MeetMarket, will take place on Thursday 15 and Friday 16 of June 2023. The slate includes 48 documentary projects, in development or at production stage, to be pitched in one-to-one meetings to international and UK industry representatives and experts.

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Alternate Realities Talent Artists

Meet the 8 artists, practitioners, technologists and producers taking part in this year's edition of the Alternate Realities Talent Market, which will take place on Saturday 17 June.

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Amplify: Production Talents

Amplify: Production Talent, supported by BBC and Channel 4, is an initiative for entry-level production professionals to evaluate their careers and offers the opportunity to connect with UK production company executives.

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Industry Pass Information

Important information regarding your Industry Pass, access to tickets, online screenings and more.

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