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Vice returns to Sheffield with Rule Britannia Pitch

Vice returns to Sheffield with Rule Britannia Pitch

VICE returns to Sheffield Doc/Fest to launch their Rule Britannia Pitch, offering filmmakers a chance to win a commission from the VICE UK documentary team. … Read entire article »

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First events announced for UK’s biggest documentary festival

First events announced for UK’s biggest documentary festival

Not only has Sheffield Doc/Fest bagged documentarian Michael Moore for its 23rd edition, the 2016 programme so far is already indicating that June’s event will be as exciting as last year’s, with famous names, exclusive talks and top notch screenings. … Read entire article »

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Documentary The Divide gets UK release date

Documentary The Divide gets UK release date

After premiering at last year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest, the theatrical release of documentary The Divide in the UK is set for 22nd April. The film seeks to expose the effect of the ever growing increase in inequality in the world. … Read entire article »

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Michael Moore to open Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016

Michael Moore to open Sheffield Doc/Fest 2016

Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore will open this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest with his latest film Where To Invade Next. … Read entire article »

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New study highlights challenges for documentary filmmakers

New study highlights challenges for documentary filmmakers

The findings of a survey carried out by Whicker’s World Foundation for Sheffield Doc/Fest and the European Documentary Network (EDN) highlight rising costs and low pay.  … Read entire article »

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The Guardian Documentaries Pitch for short films

The Guardian Documentaries Pitch for short films

Sheffield Doc/Fest might have lost its Deputy Director Charlie Phillips to The Guardian two years ago, but this doesn’t mean Phillips stopped caring for the documentary filmmakers he worked with for so many years. For the second year in a row, the newspaper offers festival delegates the chance to pitch ideas for short docs and get £5000 towards their film and an online premiere on The Guardian website. … Read entire article »

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Archive footage documentary competition back on at Doc/Fest

Archive footage documentary competition back on at Doc/Fest

Once more ITN Source, the footage licensing division of news and multimedia content provider ITN, opens up its archive of 2.8 million news clips, programmes and films, to those participating in the ITN Source Short Film Competition at Sheffield Doc/Fest.  … Read entire article »

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