the worldwide community of documentary professionals

The D-Word is the leading community for documentary professionals worldwide. If you work in the documentary field you can apply for free access to the community and our wide range of discussions about the art, craft, business and social impact of documentary film. 

We also host a selection of curated expert discussions about documentary film that anyone can read.

Founded in 1999, The D-Word now has more than 23,000 members from 161 countries. Learn more about The D-Word.

New at The D-Word

Upcoming Events

Fri 26 Jul 2024

Fri 2 Aug 2024

16:00 UTC

Fri 9 Aug 2024

16:00 UTC

Fri 16 Aug 2024

16:00 UTC

Fri 23 Aug 2024

16:00 UTC

Fri 30 Aug 2024

16:00 UTC

Latest Videos

See all on YouTube

Database of Documentary Professionals

Search for crew and collaborators

Discussion Forum

Professional Topics

35+ active conversations open to Professional members only

Topic Name Category Posting Date
17 Documentary FestivalsBusinessDaily
31 CinematographyTechnicalDaily
28 FundingBusinessDaily
35 Marketing and DistributionBusinessDaily
99+ & Many More...

Watch Documentary Films

Browse all documentaries