After studying History and Arts in France and Germany, Christian Popp started his career as a producer in 2005. A former commissioning editor at ARTE since 1997, he commissioned more than 30 documentaries, numerous theme evenings and live broadcasting shows. As producer for Interscience film, a French-German production company, he produced more than 20 documentaries and docudramas for the international market. He cofounded the Berlin based DOCDAYS Productions where he produced until 2014 several documentaries and transmedia projects. He worked as consultant for EDN, IDFA Academy, Visions du Réel, La Femis, East Doc Platform, Doc Lab Poland, EAVE and other European institutions and acted as Head of Industry of FIPADOC International Documentary Festival 2020-2021..