Sheffield film festival lines up speakers

Hamish Mykura and others take part in panels

Doc/Fest features keynotes and interviews with such nonfiction heavyweights as Hamish Mykura, head of documentaries at Channel 4 and topper of More4; Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Andy Burnham; the BBC’s Richard Klein, D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus; Molly Dineen; Nick Broomfield; and Michael Palin … Master classes will be held with “Man on Wire’s” James Marsh and with producer Robert Thirkell … DigiDocs 360 hosts panels and master classes addressing the challenges of the cross-platform world, and it also hosts the Cross Platform Pitching Competitions, with £15,000 ($18,950) development investment prizes.

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