Brains for hire.
Brains for hire.

We provide documentary consulting for film and industry.



Every project faces limitations of resources in budget, time or information. We provide guidance, bringing outside expertise to projects on a bespoke basis. Our work covers the entire life-cycle of a project, from early development to final distribution.

Festivals, industry events and funding institutes

Documentary industry organizations need to constantly reinvent themselves to maintain their reach and services.
We work with several industry organizations, from brainstorming on general approach and outline, setting up panels, masterclasses or moderating pitching events.

Contact us for more information on possibilities and pricing


Our services enable creative documentaries and industry organisations to reach their full potential.



  • Marketing strategy – working on trailer, synopsis, poster etc.
  • Dramaturgy from idea development to rough cut phase
  • Pitch and market preparation
  • Funding and pitching applications
  • Financing structures and finding the right partners
  • Distribution and festival strategy
  • Feedback on contracts and negotiations

Festivals, industry events and funding institutes

  • Consulting on content and format of events, including devising new formats
  • Conception and organisation of panels
  • Development of teaching agendas
  • Moderating
  • Teaching masterclasses
  • Tutoring on projects for workshops and industry markets

We offer bespoke consultancy services that can take place online, on location or during industry events.

Peter Jaeger
Peter Jaeger

At Dox Consulting, Peter fuses his extensive knowledge of the documentary as a marketplace with his love for storytelling.

Peter, a true film-geek, became a film journalist during his studies of philosophy and law, soon becoming Sales and Marketing Director of the largest Belgian film magazine.

His next step was creating and supervising the marketing and distribution strategies for over 100 films as Marketing and Acquisitions Director for theatrical distributors in the Benelux. This included box-office hits like Mulholland Drive and the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

In 2004 Peter moved to Vienna to found Autlook Filmsales GmbH, a company that emerged into a leading sales agents for creative docs. After 10 years he stepped down as CEO of Autlook to start a new consulting initiative: Jaeger Creative, focusing on innovative distribution, financing and marketing solutions for creative docs.

In 2018, Jaeger Creative evolved into Dox Consulting.

Beyond consulting, Peter is a member of Rough Cut Service, professor for International Distribution at several film academies and a frequent speaker, moderator, jury member and tutor for a variety of funds, industry events, markets and festivals.

Peter speaks Flemish, French, English and German and is based in Vienna.

Liselot Verbrugge
Liselot Verbrugge

At Dox Consulting, Liselot specialises in idea development for both projects and markets, mapping out the sales potential of your film, creating a solid release strategy, finding suitable partners and working on market/pitching preparation.

With a background in TV sales, industry events and film production, Liselot has first-hand experience of the creative documentary world. Liselot graduated with a degree in film production from the Dutch Film Academy in 2007. After years of working in production, she moved on to the world of film festivals. There, among others, she served as a festival and market producer at IDFA Forum and Cinekid for Professionals. She has been working as TV sales Manager since 2013, for both Austrian based Autlook Filmsales and the sales arm of the Dutch public broadcaster (NPO sales).

Liselot speaks Dutch and English and is based in Amsterdam.

Daniel Saltzwedel
Daniel Saltzwedel

At Dox Consulting, Daniel specialises in dramaturgy and moderating public events.

With a background in funding, developing and producing, Daniel has worked in all of the core areas of documentary filmmaking. To keep learning, he is currently exploring the making and distributing of artistic documentaries in the art circuit.

Daniel has studied philosophy, cultural studies and business in Cardiff, Berlin and Witten-Herdecke. His media-related work features working for zero film (Martin Hagemann, Thomas Kufus), the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg film-fund and (Heino Deckert). His non-media work included stints as a SAP-consultant, starting a distribution company for automated shelving systems in the UK and being an assistant teacher for a class of handicapped children.

Daniel speaks German and English and is based in Berlin.


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