Youth Jury Programme

Sheffield Doc/Fest


Salary: Expenses covered

Sheffield Doc/Fest is looking for five enthusiastic young people between the ages of 18-22 years to be part of its Youth Jury. They participate in celebrating, sharing and debating non–fiction arts as a collective form of engagement and selecting the Youth award winner.


  • Successful applicants will attend a two-day Youth Jury Lab in London on 20 & 21 February 2020.-During the Lab you will meet leading organisations from across the industry of production, distribution, curation and exhibition of film.
  • Jurors will attend a further one day lab on Tuesday 2 April in Sheffield to finalise their programme nominations and festival preparation.
  • Youth Jurors will also receive a Full Festival Pass to attend Sheffield Doc/Fest 2019.
  • You will attend screenings of the selected Youth Jury films and a deliberation during the Festival, selecting the winner of the Youth Jury Award 2019.
  • UK travel and accommodation costs will be covered for both the London Lab and Sheffield events.
  • Each Youth Juror will receive a personal mentorship session at the beginning and end of the programme with the Doc/Fest team.

Jurors need to be available for the following activities:

  • 28 or 29 January 2020, Interviews
  • 24-25 February 2020, London Lab
  • 1 April, Programming in Sheffield
  • 4-9 June, Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020

For more information and details on how to apply, click here.

The closing date for this position is 15/01/2020 at 12:00

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