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Sheffield Doc/Fest
The 27th Sheffield Doc/Fest is live. Immerse yourself in films from around the world on Selects and Doc/Player til 31 August. Charity no.1184849
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Sheffield Creative Guild 13h
Big thanks to for joining us for an online coffee this morning! ☕💻✨ Up next is from , who'll be speaking at our next event at the ~earlier start time~ of 8:30am on Wed 19 August. Book here:
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Sheffield Doc/Fest 16h
Elhum closes by pointing to and & Natalie Bullock Brown's piece on accountability in documentary . Thanks to our panel & all for joining, the video will be available to watch on Doc/Player soon
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Sheffield Doc/Fest 16h
Replying to @lalalooms @jesssearch
Given Covid-19 could mean a 20% increase in budgets to ensure safety, Elhum questions why it's accepted now to budget for risk, but not for mental health or other provision. talks of "creating a culture of safety" and supporting people not projects
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Sheffield Doc/Fest 16h
The panel discuss a risk assessment/resources document produced by which helps doc makers to film during Covid safely:
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Sheffield Doc/Fest 17h
Replying to @DohaFilm
Khalil Benkirane of talks of their approach to assessment, creating a diverse and rotating jury of professionals with an open mind, and focus first on the vision of the project before considering the budget and producers involved. For info:
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Sheffield Doc/Fest 17h
. of Just Films & talks of funders responsibility to "not hold producers budgets against them" where they can see that filmmakers/producers aren't adequately paying themselves or factoring in their own welfare - funders should recognise and support that
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Sheffield Doc/Fest 17h
Replying to @jemjemdesi
Jemma Desai ()'s article "This Work Isn't For Us" can be found here:
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Sheffield Doc/Fest 17h
Responding to 's recent article, the panel talk of funder/industry responsibility for ensuring accessibility for filmmakers with disabilities. (): "it's our duty of care to check our own privileges, being in a humble place to keep our ears open"
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Sheffield Doc/Fest 17h
. of says if only filmmakers could rate decision makers on helpfulness/engagement. In responding to Black Lives Matter, she says funders should "lean in to the discomfort" and "own mistakes as we go." Doc Society will soon announce their new Head of Film
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Sheffield Doc/Fest 17h
. of talks of continuing to offer mentoring one-to-ones with doc makers through Covid-19 - and how the learning goes both ways. For info funds/submissions, for features and shorts:
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Sheffield Doc/Fest 17h
We're live with Elhum Shakerifar , , , , Khalil Benkirane & starting by discussing funders responsibility to address inequity/hierarchy in docs
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Sheffield Doc/Fest 19h
Join is at 11am for a session on the future of feature doc funding with Elhum Shakerifar , (), (), (), Khalil Benkirane () & ():
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Showroom Cinema Aug 5
Join us and Dr. Chris Hall from at 7pm this evening as we discuss the elusive Georges Perec, and explore some of his works including 1974 award-winning feature 'Un Homme Qui Dort'. Find out more and register your free place:
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Elhum Shakerifar Aug 3
This Thurs 6th at 11 BST, I'll be reflecting on the landscape & imagining it's future alongside funders from & - what would you like me to ask them? Sign up here:
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Independent Cinema Office Aug 3
Join this evening for a conversation with 's Melanie Iredale & Mat Steel about the digital transition of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020. 7pm, register here:
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Sheffield Doc/Fest Aug 3
Excited to be joining the weekly webinar this evening to discuss the digital transition of in 2020! RSVP:
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TheDocSociety Jul 31
Pressing questions for feature doc funders? Let Elhum Shakerifar know as she will be moderating a discussion with our , , Khalil Benkirane and Join here 👉
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Film Hub Wales Aug 2
FAN members can get discounted passes for ! Passes give delegates access to Doc/Player, virtual industry sessions and filmmaker Q&As. Contact ellie.irwin@sheffdocfest.com for more info.
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✨Annalisa S. Toccara✨ Jul 31
I'm delighted to be the new regional editor for the North East at & will be commissioning articles from this region. For pitches, send to annalisa@blackballad.co.uk & use code 'annalisa50' for 50% off any BB membership for 12 months
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Sheffield Doc/Fest Jul 31
Elhum Shakerifar is welcoming your questions for our panel of feature doc funders for next Thursday's session. Elhum () will be joined by (), (), Khalil Benkirane () & ()
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