DAE is a brand-new network for documentary professionals.


Probably like you, COVID keeps changing our plans. Join us for a meeting on November 15. However, the discount on membership fees is extended until December 31, 2020. Save 50% off. 

Let’s connect online. Book consultations during IDFA below.

Welcome to a new chapter for European documentary.

DAE is currently organised on a volunteer basis by a small group of very passionate people. Membership fees are crucial for the organisation to plant its roots, but skillful, resourceful and enthusiastic people like yourself will always be DAE’s greatest asset.



Happy Zoom Faces

Join us for a two-day summit mapping European and neighboring independent documentary.


All the latest for DAE members at IDFA and more.

Thoughts on the future of pitching and networking at film festivals from our Friday hangouts.

Cannes Docs

Free passes for Cannes Docs for DAE members

We are building DAE’s network and memberships. New resources and incentives for members will be published frequently. We’d like to reward you by being one of our very first members with 50% off membership fees for all until December 31, 2020.

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    Information & Experts

    access to our accurate and expert information, data and resources on financing, co-production and distribution; and the most important players and markets in Europe and abroad. Consultations and other knowledge-sharing digital events

    Deals & Discounts

    exclusive discounts and deals on festival accreditations, badges and market fees as well as networking events and content at events all over the world

    Community & Networks

    connect you with and offer easy-access to a like-minded group of professionals across the world working with European documentary

    Sustainability & Advocacy

    the opportunity to contribute to and create an agenda for our lobby in 2020

    We will keep you updated


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