DocFest

Sheffield DocfestDocFest is an exciting week long international festival of documentary films, and Upper Chapel is delighted to be used as a venue for some of the screenings during the festival. Offering a wealth of inspirational documentary films from across the globe, DocFest attracts people from all over the world.

The festival takes place annually in Sheffield, and brings the international documentary family together to celebrate the art and business of documentary. As well as being a film festival, DocFest also includes an industry sessions programme and marketplace, offering pitching opportunities, discussion panels and in-depth filmmaker master classes.

Sheffield DocFest also offers opportunities for experienced, debut and student filmmakers. It gives new filmmakers the opportunity to learn more about the industry and how to get involved. The Marketplace, including MeetMarket, allows filmmakers the opportunity to pitch projects to commissioning editors, distributors, broadcasters, funders and other executives from the UK, Europe and the world.

Upcoming Events

  • Sam and Sofia presents John Smith: Live here at Upper Chapel 1st April - John Smith has played to audiences all over the world in festival tents, living rooms and sold-out concert halls. He tours relentlessly with his guitars, looking to communicate through a song and to share something intangible with those willing to listen. His uniquely intimate take on love, loss or even a mythic murder ballad, combined with his innovative guitar work, have won him a loyal following. Click on events for more details More events