Directors Association for Commercials
and Branded Content in Germany


Answers to your questions.

DRCT & Membership

What is DRCT?

What are the objectives of DRCT?

What do I have to do to be a part of DRCT?

Why should I join DRCT?

How can I get involved as a member of DRCT?

Do I have to get involved as a member?

Who makes up the DRCT board of directors?

Can I become a member even if I am not a director myself? / What is a Supporting Member?

Costs & Benefits

How much does a DRCT membership cost?

What does DRCT use my membership fee for?

Does DRCT also offer legal advice?

Do the DRCT board members receive any income from the organisation?

The Pitch Reform

What exactly is the Pitch Reform?

Why is a Pitch Reform needed?

How do I benefit from supporting the Pitch Reform?

How do we implement the Pitch Reform?

What role do the production companies play in this?

Do I have to be a member of DRCT to benefit from the Pitch Reform?

Paid Pitches

How are pitches compensated? The Pitch-Cost-Share model explained.

How much is the Directors' Pitch Fee?

I don't write my treatments myself, will I still get the Directors' Pitch Fee?

Who pays the Pitch-Cost-Share?

Do I start charging a Pitch Fee immediately?

DRCT Network

What is happening on an international level?

Does DRCT support any other platforms or initiatives?

How can I support our colleagues & friends in Ukraine?

Still have unanswered questions?

Don’t worry, we’ll get that sorted for you! If you’re a member, simply contact one of the Board members via DRCT CONNECT. If you’re not a member yet, please just send us an email: