Where to Find Us
UCL, 14 Taviton Street
London WC1H 0BW
School: +44 (0)20 7679 2355 (for all MA and Short Course related enquiries)
Festival: +44(0)20 7679 3695
Tickets and Box Office
All tickets can be purchased online or at the venue.
Open City Box Office: Festival Hub: Bargehouse
Box Office Hours
(Only for tickets to Festival Hub: Bargehouse)
Wed 6 September - 11am – 6pm
Thu 7 September - 11am – 6pm
Fri 8 September - 11am – 6pm
Sat 9 September - 11am - 6pm
Sun 10 September - 11am – 3:15pm
Festival Hub: Bargehouse - Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 9PH
Picturehouse Central - Corner of Shaftesbury Avenue and Great Windmill Street, London W1D 7DH
Regent Street Cinema - 309 Regent St, London W1B 2UW
ICA - The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH
Hackney Picturehouse - 270 Mare Street, London E8 1HE
Bertha DocHouse Screen - Curzon Bloomsbury, The Brunswick, London WC1N 1AW
The Castle Cinema - First Floor, 64 - 66 Brooksby's Walk, London E9 6DA
Genesis Cinema - 93-95 Mile End Rd, London E1 4UJ
Crouch End Picturehouse - 165 Tottenham Lane, London N8 9BY
The British Library - 96 Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London NW1 2DB
Tate Modern - Bankside, London SE1 9TG
Horse Hospital - Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1JD
Digital Catapult - 101 Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London NW1 2RA
The 2017 Festival Hub is located in the Bargehouse at OXO Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank.
The Hub is accessible by a short walk from Blackfriars (District, Circle, National Rail lines), Waterloo (Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern) and Southwark (Jubilee) underground stations.
Open City Docs Staff
MICHAEL STEWART Founding Director
LEONA CHALIHA Head of Creative Development
OLIVER WRIGHT Programmer
JAMES COLLIE Open City Docs School Manager
ALEX KAROTSCH Marketing Manager
LAURENCE AVIS Technical Manager
ALBERTO PICKERS Festival Manager
RIPLEY TALBOT Print Coordinator
We currently hiring for volunteers for this year's festival.
Open City Docs offer affordable and reliable video equipment rentals. We carry shooting kits for the Sony ZI50, Sony NX3, Canon XF100, Canon 700D (DSLR), Panasonic HMC41 and we have a number of other items available.
For hire charges and bookings please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Your support can make a huge difference to our work.
Open City Documentary Festival is now in it's sixth year - bringing together filmmakers, industry professionals and film lovers from across London and the UK to celebrate the art of documentary filmmaking.
As a not-for-profit organisation, Open City Docs relies largely on our sponsors and supporters to continue to deliver London's only dedicated documentary festival.
If you would like to support the festival or our developing programme of training, please consider donating. We are part of UCL which has charitable status and all gifts can be gift aided. You can make your donation online HERE or contact Leona Chaliha for more information about our individual giving scheme.
If you are a brand who would like to get involved with the festival, Open City Documentary Festival provides the opportunity to engage with an active and diverse community of forward-thinking individuals.
Please contact Leona Chaliha to discuss sponsorship opportunities.
Open City Docs would like to thank our supporters for their continued generosity.
Principal Sponsors: Founding Supporters:
Matthew and Pauline Bickerton Mick Csaky, Christopher Hird, Frances Pine