DOK.fest München​, ​DocsBarcelona​, MakeDox​, and ​FIPADOC​ have come together in formation of a new documentary film festival network:​FestDocsNetwork.

The partnership from the respective Munich, Barcelona, Skopje, and Biarritz based festival emerges from the common aim to promote creative documentaries, as well as increase their accessibility to wider audiences across the continent.

The announcement came via DOK.fest München @home (May 6 – 24) with further information and details of the alliance coming via this month’s DocsBarcelona Festival Online (May 19 – 31), however, the four festivals have already committed to supporting each other in programming films from their respective countries and arranging festival visits by key industry experts from each country.