Vincent Lucassen was born in the Netherlands. He studied sociology at the University of Wageningen and worked as a lobbyist in Brussels. After finishing his study at the Media Academy in Hilversum he moved to Vienna where he set up the production company WILDart FILM, together with Ebba Sinzinger. In 2001 he co-founded dok.at, the Association for the Austrian Documentary Film, in 2004 he created DocuZone Austria – a collaboration between right holders to promote films in the age of digital. DocuZone was part of the world’s first international digital cinema network: CinemaNet Europe. In 2011, Vincent became part of Under the Milky Way and is film aggregator for Germany, Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia, the Baltics, Russia and Turkey.