Darya Bassel used to work in TV and commercial production. In 2011, she joined Docudays UA IHRDFF, where she worked as a programmer and later as head of the industry platform. She started her career as a producer in 2013. She has participated in the Eurodoc, Producers Network (Marché du Film), Ex Oriente, and EAVE, and has also worked as a jury member at festivals such as Visions du reel, IDFA, Cinedoc Tbilisi, Astra, OIFF, One World Prague, and Krakow IFF. Among her producer's titles are Outside (2022), which had its world premiere at CPH:DOX and was screened at more than 20 film festivals around the globe, and Butterfly's Vision (2022), which premiered at Cannes in Un Certain Regard. She is also a co-producer on the Oscar-nominated, award-winning documentary A House Made Of Splinters (2022).