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Sheffield Doc/Fest: 07-12 June 2014
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SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST JANUARY ENEWS

FILM SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION, DEVISE TO DELIVER DEADLINE IMMINENT, IMPORTANT REMINDERS FOR YOUR DIARY AND MUCH MORE 


         

2014 will be a busy year for Doc/Fest, we have some important dates so make sure you make a note and add them to your diaries. 

Film Submissions have been extended until February 14 submit now whilst you canMeetMarket and the Crossover Market are now open for project submissions until March 19th and February 21st, respectively. Devise To Deliver 3 closes for applications on January 24. Also, don't miss the chance to apply for a £40,000 commission on Thatcher’s impact on crime. Plus we have more organisational discounts available on 2014 delegate passes and Crossover’s Inspiration Day on January 23.

Please note that you can also meet us at Sundance and Berlin - email sylvia@sidf.co.uk to arrange a meeting.
 
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REMINDER: Early Bird Passes Still Available @ £249+VAT

DEVISE TO DELIVER 3 - DEADLINE JANUARY 24


Do you want to learn how to make brilliant interactive media projects, develop multiplatform business skills, and embrace new ways of funding? Would you like a Doc/Fest delegate pass that is enhanced with 8 months of mentoring and training?

Delivered by Sheffield Doc/Fest and Crossover Labs in partnership with Creative Skillset, Devise to Deliver 3 is an 8-month, multi-stage UK-wide training scheme designed for filmmakers, digital media makers, digital producers and other film professionals.

D2D3 provides practical training in producing interactive projects as well as a guide to innovative ways to fund, distribute and market your films through digital technology.

For more information and instructions on how to apply please see: http://bit.ly/Dev2Del3
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FILM SUBMISSIONS - DEADLINE NOW EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 14


We're still accepting film and interactive project submissions from UK and international filmmakers for consideration for next year’s festival. SUBMISSIONS WILL NOW CLOSE ON FEBRUARY 14.
 
We welcome submissions of short, medium and feature length films from student, debut and established directors. 

Please note, we only accept films submissions on Vimeo. We no longer accept DVD.


Submissions will close  Friday 14 February 2014

Entry forms can found at 
http://sheffdocfest.com/view/submitafilm 
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NEW ORGANISATIONAL DISCOUNTS NOW AVAILABLE - MORE TO COME


As well as members of  FOCAL INTERNATIONALEDNPACTWOMEN IN FILM & TV, & D WORD, If you're a member of BECTU, DFG or PRS FOR MUSIC you might be also eligible for a discounted registration.
 
This discount is available from each organisation on a first come, first served basis. Doc/Fest is unable to answer any queries regarding this discount - please refer to the respective organisation.

For full details, please visit:
www.sheffdocfest.com/registration
 
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CROSSOVER SCOTLAND INSPIRATION DAY - JANUARY 23

Crossover Scotland is a programme of events and workshops beginning with Inspiration Day on 23 January in Edinburgh â€“ a packed programme of talks and networking opportunities. Get inspired and get your creative juices flowing!

Tickets for the event cost £10+VAT, click here to register or visit xolabs.co.uk/inspirationday for the full programme.
 
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MEETMARKET & CROSSOVER MARKET SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN


Be a part of MeetMarket 2014 and submit your project following in the footsteps of the likes of Oscar-Winning "Searching for Sugarman."
 
Last year 270 Decision Makers were at Doc/Fest with 63 projects pitched & over 1,200 meetings taking place over 2 days resulting in millions of pounds done in deals.
 
Submissions for Crossover Market close on
February 21 2014.
Submissions for MeetMarket close on
March 19 2014.


Any questions? Please email: 
chris@sidf.co.uk

For full info: http://bit.ly/MMXOSub
 
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PHOTO COMPETITION: DOC/BAG WORLD TOUR 


What's the most amazing place you've ever taken your Doc/Fest bag or Doc/Fest Hoodie? We want to see your pictures!

With the Doc/Bag World Tour, spread the Doc/Fest word to the many corners of the world and grab a prize in the process! 
 
Upload your photos to your Twitter or Instagram using the official hashtags and you can be in with a chance of winning a fabulous prize, including a free Delegate Pass to Doc/Fest 2014!

For full details, including official hashtags please see: 

http://sheffdocfest.com/view/docbag
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THATCHER FILM COMMISSION - £40,000 AVAILABLE 

Would you like to work with academics at the University of Sheffield to make a film about Thatcher's impact on crime?

We're working with the School of Law at the University of Sheffield to produce a new 30-minute documentary to form part of a new large research project investigating the Thatcher Government's impact on crime in the UK. 

One filmmaking team will be selected from applicants to make the film, and awarded a budget of £40,000 to cover all costs.

For full details:
http://sheffdocfest.com/view/thatcherfilm

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'SUBMIT A SESSION IDEA' STILL OPEN - CLOSES JANUARY 24

Last chance to Submit a Session Idea and and produce a session within the 2014 Industry Conference, presented in partnership with: Documentary Campus. 

You have until Friday January 24 to Submit your Idea.

 For more info please visit 
https://sheffdocfest.com/view/submissions_overview

 
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