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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 19,000 members from 147 countries. Learn more about The D-Word.

New at The D-Word

  • A collection of short video interviews with a range of filmmakers and industry figures filmed at the recent CPH:DOX and Full Frame film festivals are now available on The D-Word's YouTube Channel. You'll almost feel like you're there yourself.
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  • IndieWIRE celebrates The D-Word and our new design upgrade: "Attention, Documentary Filmmakers: Here's the Online Community You Need to Know About."

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