Meet the Team

 

Trustees

Alex Cooke, Chair
Brian Woods, Deputy Chair 

Stephen Bowen
Diana Buckley (Sheffield City Council observer)
Gali Gold
Daniel Gordon
Fozia Khan
Jennifer Kimber
Derren Lawford 
Lucy McDowell
Sacha Mirzoeff
Zoe Mumba
Beejal-Maya Patel
Helen Scott 
 

Click here to meet our Board of Trustees.

 

Programme

 

Film Programme

films@sheffdocfest.com

Alternate Realities Programme

alternaterealities@sheffdocfest.com

Industry Programme

industry@sheffdocfest.com

Community Programme

community@sheffdocfest.com

 

Managing Director

Annabel Grundy

(she/her)

 

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Creative Director

Raul Niño Zambrano

(he/him)

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Head of Industry

Patrizia Mancini

(she/her)

 

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Partnerships Manager

Corrigan Lowe

(she/her)

 

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Admin and Executive Assistant

Rita Pais

(she/her)

 

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Film Programme Producer

Mita Suri

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Marketplace and Talent Programmes Producer

Sophie Duncan

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Communications Producer

Melanie Rawson 

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Head of Production & Operations

Mat Steel

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Operations Coordinator

Katie Clark

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HR & Access Coordinator

Sophie Newing

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Head of HR & Participation

Maria Stoneman

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Finance Assistant

Joyce Lui

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