Here you will find a wide range of open access research about the documentary film industry in the UK and internationally, alongside resources specific to DFC governance.
This research has been created by DFC members and partner organisations in the UK and all over the world. We encourage users to find out more about the amazing people and organisations doing this work. If you come across anything you think should be here but isn’t – be it a publication, a database, a website resource – please let us know.

Code of Best Practices on Creative Reuse for Documentary Filmmakers

DFC Response to DCMS Inquiry into British Film and High-End Television

Summary Findings from DFC Open Assembly 2023

DFC Governance Resources

FWD-Doc Toolkit for Inclusion & Accessibility

Keeping it Real (2020)

Making It Real (2021)

A Guide to Co-ops

Co-operative Corporate Governance Code

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