Sponsorship and Partnership Opportunities

As a global festival, we are passionate about working with partners and sponsors to showcase innovative work, nurture emerging talent and introduce great filmmakers from around the world to audiences. Doc/Fest works with companies, brands and industry bodies that contribute to shaping our Festival and year round programme. Opportunities include hosting networking/drink receptions, industry sessions, sponsoring Festival Awards, branding cinema screens and supporting talent development initiatives.

We can create a bespoke package to best suit your needs. To discuss sponsor and partnership opportunities for Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020 please contact:

Pamela Johnson
Director of Partnerships & Development (maternity cover 3 days per week until Sept 2020)
T: +44 (0)114 276 5141
E: pamela.johnson[at]sheffdocfest.com

Sponsorship benefits include

Affiliation to the Doc/Fest brand

Direct connection to an expanding UK and international documentary industry

Exposure to public audiences across festival, year-round events via online channels, print, media and across festival cinemas and venues

Sponsorship levels available are

Principal Sponsor

Major Sponsor



In-kind Sponsor

Media Partner

Specific packages for 2020 include

Festival Venue branding

Awards Sponsorship

Industry Session Partners

MarketPlace Live Pitch Events

Networking, Receptions & Parties

Promotional stands in Festival venues

Branding and advertising opportunities online, in publications and across merchandise

Sheffield Doc/Fest is a registered charity (No.1184849)