Sheffield Doc/Fest


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Sheffield Doc/Fest head Elizabeth McIntyre steps down

Festival to begin successor search for 2019 edition in September.

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'The Silence Of Others' takes top Sheffield Doc/Fest prize

The film takes in the struggle of Spanish citizens under Franco’s dictatorship.

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TV industry urged to toughen up on harassment

Abusers should be ‘full-on disgraced’ and self-regulation is failing victims, panellists argue.


VR Cinemas face challenging future, says Doc/Fest panel

Venues dedicated to VR are struggling to find a sustainable business model, but there is positivity to be found.

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Lack of change leads to 'deeply unattractive industry', says Doc/Fest diversity panel

Particpants in ‘Not Another Diversity Panel!’ discussed diversity


Documentary groups lobby to keep UK in Creative Europe post-Brexit

A petition is live on the European Documentary Network website.

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ICA Cinema adds four to distribution slate including 'Tranny Fag' (exclusive)

’Tranny Fag’ will have its UK premiere at Sheffield Doc/Fest.

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Dogwoof picks up 'América' for world sales ahead of Doc/Fest berth

The film is directed and produced by Erick Stoll and Chase Whiteside.

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Sheffield Doc/Fest reveals 2018 programme

Over 200 projects announced, including 37 world and 70 UK premieres.

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Sheffield Doc/Fest unveils 2018 MeetMarket projects

65 filmmaker teams from around the world will pitch to international and UK decision makers.

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Sean McAllister's 'A Northern Soul' to open 2018 Sheffield Doc/Fest

McAllister’s previous films include The Liberace Of Baghdad and A Syrian Love Story.

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Sheffield Doc/Fest to host industry summit focusing on live cinema

Festival reveals first events for 2018 edition.