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The DIY Filmmakers is a Sheffield based film network connecting filmmakers at all levels with an aim to make films. The group provides opportunities for newcomers and industry professionals to build set experience, keep creatively active, experiment with new ideas and techniques and get projects off the ground.

The DIY Filmmakers meet regularly at Showroom Cinema, and hold challenges to create short films based on a prompt. In the past, prompts have included ‘No dialogue’, ‘90 second short’, ‘Adaptation’ and ‘What’s in the box?’

Please arrive at 7pm for the start of the event, there is no need to book in advance.


This event will take place on the ground floor of our building which is wheelchair accessible. There are accessible toilets on the same floor. Local travel expenses are available to help you access our public programme. If you have any questions or if there is anything we can do to improve your visit please email

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