Festival Director

Sheffield Doc/Fest


Sheffield Doc/Fest is inviting applications for the role of Festival Director.

Sheffield Doc/Fest is an internationally renowned organisation presenting one of the world’s leading documentary festivals and marketplaces – celebrating the art and business of documentary and non-fiction storytelling across all forms.

The Festival Director is responsible for leading the organisation, and for keeping it one step ahead of its international competitors. The chosen candidate will come with a vision for the artistic direction and development of the Festival and its programme going forwards. They will have a commitment to supporting documentary makers, developing new talent, and growing audiences for documentary.

We are looking for a visionary; someone not afraid to take risks and innovate. The chosen candidate will be well-connected in the international documentary industry, having previously collaborated with filmmakers, commissioners, funders, foundations and broadcasters. Applicants must be passionate about, and have an understanding of, feature documentaries, digital documentary formats and broadcast.

 For more information about this opportunity including how to apply, click here.

The closing date for this position is 28/03/2019 at 17:00

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