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31st Sheffield DocFest

Sheffield, United-Kingdom, June 12 to 17, 2024

Early Deadline

December 1, 2023


February 9, 2024

Late Submission Deadline

March 1, 2024

Call for entries

(Documentary, all lengths, all formats)

The Sheffield Doc Fest is currently accepting applications for its up-coming edition.




Founded in 1994, Sheffield Doc/Fest is a world leading and the UK’s premier documentary festival, celebrating the art and business of documentary and all non-fiction storytelling. Each year the festival exhibits over 140 films and welcomes over 40,000 Festival goers including over 2,000 industry delegates from over 70 countries.

The Industry Programme encompasses a range of opportunities for documentary makers to connect with industry partners, to find collaborators and discuss new projects. The MeetMarket (for features and series), Alternate Realities Talent Market (for new media creatives) and Amplify: Production Talent Market (to connect with UK production companies) require applications in advance.

Alternate Realities is the programme exhibiting and showcasing innovative non-fiction and immersive documentary in all forms. Platforms considered for exhibition include virtual (VR), augmented (AR) and mixed reality (MR), 360 video, sound art, web interactives, artificial intelligence, games and performance.

Telefilm Canada recognizes a selection of a feature film in the Festival for applications to its International Promotion Program.

Promotion and Communications 
Telefilm Canada, Montreal 
1 800 567-0890