This year’s Marketplace sessions at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018 will take the form of Round Tables. This session format invites delegates to meet with industry Decision Makers through informal group discussions. Running for 90 minutes, the session features five tables with one or two Decision Makers at each table. During the course of the event, you will meet with all attending Decision Makers for 15-minute group meetings.
They will take place on Monday 11 June and Tuesday 12 June and you need to have a Festival Pass to sign up for these events.
There are 6 sessions to get involved in:
• Alternate Realities: New Forms of Storytelling
• For the Fund-Seekers
• Shorts Circuit
• Sound It Out: Audio Docs & Podcasting
• Meet the Festivals
• Quid Co-Pro: International Co-Productions
To find out more about each session, sign up and secure your place at our website here: http://bit.ly/DF18MarketplaceSessions
If you’re a filmmaker, you can also sign up for ‘Here’s What Really Happened’ presented in partnership with the International Documentary Association. An intimate session with two producers revealing personal insights into the art and business of documentary filmmaking. Learn what really went on behind-the-scenes including finance plans, deals done and post-release results.
Sign up for this filmmaker-only session here: http://bit.ly/DF18MarketplaceSessions
Why VR Workshop | Presented by Google
Virtual reality. You’ve heard about it, you’ve been intrigued by it, but you just haven’t known exactly where to start. This is the crash course you’ve been hoping for.
In another exciting session we’ve packed a half day full of VR – from an overview of the medium to hands-on training. Google together with Sheffield Doc/Fest welcomes registered delegates to attend this workshop on Saturday 9 June. This event is open to emerging and established filmmakers who are keen to learn more about creating virtual reality.
Find out more and on a first come, first serve basis, register here: http://bit.ly/DF18WhyVRWorkshop